Two Tullibardines from Dràm Mòr

Neill reviews two single cask single malt whiskies bottled by Dram Mor independent bottlers. The whisky was distilled in 2015 at Tullibardine Distillery in Scotland.

New Releases from Dràm Mòr (Glenglassaugh, Inchfad, Ben Nevis)

Neill reviews three exciting new single cask releases from independent bottler, Dram Mor. Single malt Scotch whisky from Glenglassaugh, Ben Nevis and Inchfad (Loch Lomond) distilleries.

Two Tyndrum Whisky Exclusives (Big Peat and Linkwood)

Neill reviews two exclusive bottlings for Tyndrum Whisky at the Green Welly Stop. The first is a blended malt from Douglas Laing - Big Peat Tyndrum Gold. The second is a 23 year old single malt from Gordon & MacPhail, distilled in 1998 at Linkwood.

Lagavulin 8-Year-Old (Re-Review)

Neill revisits an old favourite, the Lagavulin 8-year-old single malt Scotch whisky from Islay. Some say there has been a decline in the quality of Lagavulin but is that true or have people's tastes moved on?

SMWS Cask No: 28.75 “Teuchter Flâneur”

Neill Murphy reviews a single cask single malt Scotch whisky from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS). Cask No28.75 Teuchter Flaneur. Distilled at Tulllibardine in the Scottish Highlands.

Lussa Gin Bramble Liqueur

A Visit to Ardlussa This little piece may set alarm bells ringing among long-term readers of this blog but I'd like to assure you all that whisky is still the main focus of things around here. Gin really isn't my drink. Or at least, Gin & Tonic isn't my drink. Over the years I've done … Continue reading Lussa Gin Bramble Liqueur

News: Elixir Distillers Acquires Tormore Distillery

Exciting news as Elixir Distillers announce deal to purchase Tormore Distillery in Speyside from Pernod Ricard.

Bowmore 15-Year-Old Fèis Ìle 2022

The Islay Festival runs every year in May / June. Each distillery releases (at least one) special edition bottlings. Neill reviews a 15-year-old single malt offering from Bowmore.

Gelston’s Single Pot Still Pinot Noir Cask

A Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey from the revived Samuel Gelston's brand. Finished in Pinot Noir casks from New Zealand

Milk & Honey Elements Sherry Single Malt

Milk and Honey is Israel's first single malt whisky. The Elements sherry bottling was matured in a combination of PX, oloroso, ex-bourbon and STR casks.

Old Malt Cask Jura (Ardnahoe Distillery Exclusive)

A single cask single malt from the Isle of Jura, presented by independent bottler Hunter Laing as a distillery exclusive at Ardnahoe on Islay.

Big Peat 12-year-old

Glasgow-based independent bottler Douglas Laing has introduced a new age-stated version of their Big Peat blended malt.

The Cooper’s Choice “Smoking Sherry” Caol Ila

Smoking Sherry is an independently bottled single malt Scotch whisky, produced at Caol Ila distillery in Islay. It's bottled by The Vintage Malt Whisky Company under their Cooper's Choice label.

News: Billy Walker marks 50 years in Scotch whisky with new series

GlenAllachie Master Blender, Billy Walker, marks 50th year in Scotch whisky with new limited edition single malt trilogy

Ardbeg Ardcore

Ardcore is the 2022 Ardbeg Day release from Ardbeg Distillery. It's made from Roasted malt and bottled at 50.1%. This Islay single malt Scotch whisky is reviewed by Neill Murphy.

The National Whisky Festival: Glasgow Edition 2022

*Full disclosure: I was given complimentary admission to the National Whisky Festival. However, creative control of the content of this piece is 100% my own. The Return of the Whisky Festival Thanks to the C-word, of which we're all completely fed up hearing, whisky festivals were stolen away from us. Now that we have them … Continue reading The National Whisky Festival: Glasgow Edition 2022

The Lakes’ Whiskymaker’s Reserve No 5

Whiskymaker's Reserve is the latest released from Cumbria's Lakes Distillery. It is matured in PX, Oloroso and Red Wine casks and bottled at 52% abv. Whisky Reviews by Neill Murphy.