Mortlach is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery owned by Diageo. 12 and 16-year-old single malts reviewed. Reviews of affordable whiskies with some entertaining tales along the way.
Dumbarton Rock Blended Malt
Neill reviews Dumbarton Rock, a new blended malt Scotch whisky brand from the Dram Mor independent bottlers.
The Woodsman Blended Scotch
The Woodsman is an affordable blended Scotch whisky from Whyte & Mackay
Jack and Victor Blended Scotch Whisky
Jack and Victor blended Scotch whisky is a new TV tie-in bottling from the team behind Still Game, Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan. Distilled, blended and bottled by Loch Lomond distillery. Reviewed by Neill Murphy.
Watt Whisky Batch 3 Part 1
Neill reviews three new single cask releases from Watt Whisky. There's a 9 year old Arran single malt, 10 year old Caol Ila from Islay and a 10 year old blended Scotch.
Craigellachie 23 Year Old
Neill Murphy reviews a 23 year old single malt Scotch whisky from Craigellachie distillery in Speyside. This 23 year old whisky is bottled at 46% abv and retails for £330.
Gordon & MacPhail Strathisla 2008
A 2008 vintage, single malt Scotch whisky from Strathisla distillery in the Speyside region. Bottled by Gordon and MacPhail as part of their distillery labels series. Whisky review by Neill Murphy.
The Whisky Cellar: Private Cellars Selection Series #001 (Part 2)
Neill reviews five single cask bottlings from The Whisky Cellar "Private Cellars Selection". Drams from Cameronbridge, Teaninich, Benriach and Glenallachie.
Murray McDavid Battle of the Blends Tasting
Neill takes part in the Murray McDavid "Battle of the Blends" virtual tasting and reviews five excellent drams...
Skene Whisky “Black Tartan ’88”
Neill reviews a single cask blended malt of an impressive 31 years, bottled by Skene Whisky. The Black Tartan '88.
Fettercairn 16 Year Old
Neill reviews a 16 year old single malt from Fettercairn Distillery. Produced from Chocolate Malt and finished in both Port and Sherry casks.
News: Smokehead launch new Gift Tin
A new package from Smokehead, an Islay single malt from Ian Macleod Distillers.
Dalmore 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Select
Neill reviews a new release from The Dalmore. The Sherry Cask Select is aged for ten years in ex-bourbon before two years finishing in casks seasoned with a specially created sherry blend.
Beer Review: Ardbeg / Williams Bros “The Shortie” Smoky Porter
Neill reviews The Shortie - a smoky porter created by Williams Brothers Brewing in partnership with Ardbeg Distillery. Released in support of Brewgooder.
Diageo’s Flora & Fauna – Benrinnes, Dailuaine, Linkwood
Neill reviews a trio of single malts from Diageo's Flora & Fauna range - a 15 year old Benrinnes, 16 year old Dailuaine and 12 year old Linkwood.
Càrn Mòr Glentauchers 2010 (aged 9 years)
Neill Murphy reviews a 9 year old single malt from Carn Mor. A vatting of two casks of Glentauchers.
Balvenie ‘Doublewood’ 25 Year Old
Neill Murphy reviews a special bottling of Balvenie, released in 2018 to celebrate 25 years of their 12 year old DoubleWood single malt.
‘Syndicate 58/6’ 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky
Neill Murphy reviews Syndicate 58/6, a 12 year old blended scotch whisky of mysterious origins...
Tamnavulin Double Cask
A review of a new official bottling from Tamnavulin distillery in Speyside...
Knockando 12 Year Old
A review of Knockando 12 year old single malt from Speyside...