Lochlea Distillery in Ayrshire announce the launch of their debut Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The First Release will arrive on Burns Night (January 25th).
Neill checks out another three bottlings from Berry Bros & Rudd. The London-based independent bottler has produced single casks from Craigellachie, Glentauchers and a vatting of three casks from Caol Ila distillery in Islay.
King's Inch is a new single malt Scotch whisky distilled in the city of Glasgow at an undisclosed location. The whisky sees Courageous Spirits enter the Scotch market for the first time. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.
Getting 2022 underway with a 24-year-old single cask from allt-a-bhainne distillery, bottled by Darach Whisky - a new independent bottler based in Scotland. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.
Neill reviews the Octomore 12.2 single malt Scotch whisky from Bruichladdich on the Isle of Islay. 12.2 has been finished in ex-Sauternes wine casks.
Neill reviews the Mackmyra seasonal release from winter 2018. Vinterglod was finished in casks seasoned with Swedish glogg - in other words, mulled wine, making it the perfect festive dram!
Neill checks out a pair of pre-mixed drinks from Smokehead Single Malt. There's Smokehead with Ginger Ale and Lime and Smokehead with Cola. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.
An interesting young Speyside malt from the underappreciated Glentauchers distillery bottled by independent bottler, Heroes and Heretics of London.
Neill review the latest release from Fettercairn distillery. This 16 year old single malt was matured in ex-sherry casks. Both oloroso and palo cortado solera casks were used to mature the whisky.
Neill samples a pre-mixed Smoky French Martini from 1826 Handcrafted Cocktails. The smoky element is provided by Laphroaig Islay single malt Scotch whisky.
Two single malt Scotch whiskies from the only distillery on the Hebridean isle of Jura. Neill Murphy reviews the 12 and 18 year old single malts from Jura distillery. Whisky Reviews.
Neill reviews three interesting single cask whiskies from the Dram Mor group. Whisky comes from Deanston, Speyside and Ben Nevis distilleries.
Concluding a three part series looking at some recent releases from independent bottler Lady of the Glen. Single cask scotch whiskies from Dufftown, Highland Park and Caol Ila.
Neill samples three more single casks from independent bottler, Lady of the Glen. The drams come from Glenlossie, Dufftown and an undisclosed Islay distillery.
Neill pops open his advent calendar early and samples four intriguing whisky from Scotland, Ireland, Taiwan and the rest of the world. Drinks by the Dram Whisky Explorer Advent Calendar.
Three exciting single cask single malts from Speyside distillery bottled by independent bottler, Watt Whisky. Drams from Tormore, Glen Spey and Imperial. Whisky Reviews by Neill Murphy.
Three new single cask releases from the lovely folks at Watt Whisky. Single malts from Orkney and Islay and a fine 18-year-old blended Scotch. Whisky Reviews written by Neill Murphy.
Neill tastes three more single casks selected for the Quaich Bar in Singapore by Frank Mchardy. Drams come from three Speyside distilleries, Glen Grant, Dailuaine and Speyside.
For Halloween 2021, I check out an excellent blend from indepdent bottler Adelphi and delve into the terrifying tale of the Gorbals Vampire.
Glenturret has a reasonable claim to being the oldest working distillery in Scotland. That in itself makes it a must-see but the recent takeover by Lalique has brought some interesting developments. I taste the 2021 release of their 10-year-old Peat Smoked single malt.