Annandale Man O’ Sword S.T.R. Cask

Man o' Sword is a peated single malt Scotch whisky from Annandale Distillery in the lowlands of Scotland. This single cask expression was matured in a STR Cask. Man o' Sword is named after Robert the Bruce.

Port Charlotte An Turas Mor

Neill Murphy reviews a long discontinued Islay single malt from Bruichladdich distillery. Port Charlotte An Turas Mor was originally released in 2012.

Dramfool Girvan 15-year-old

An intriguing 15 year old single grain Scotch whisky from Girvan distillery, bottled by Dramfool independent bottlers. The whisky was aged 12 years before being transferred to an oloroso octave from "Avian Gull".

The Dalmore 12-Year-Old

Neill reviews the flagship 12-year-old single malt Scotch whisky from Highland distillery, Dalmore. He also takes a look at an interesting period in the distilleries history.

Highland Park Orkney Rowing Club

Neill samples a limited edition single malt from Orkney's Highland Park Distillery. Orkney Rowing Club is bottled at 58% and retails for £65.

Waiheke Whisky

Neill jumps at a rare chance to sample some whisky from New Zealand's Waiheke Island Distillery. There's three single malts to get through as well as a sample of peated new make spirit.

Cairns Scotch Whisky Liqueur

The Cairns Scotch Whisky Liqueur is inspired by Mary, Queen of Scots and her taste for restorative tonics. It's made by soaking elderberries in heather honey and blended with Scotch whisky. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Lady of the Glen Single Casks (Glenrothes, Benrinnes, Linkwood)

Neill completes his review of the latest releases from independent bottler, Lady of the Glen. The drams come from Glenrothes, Benrinnes and Linkwood distilleries. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy

Lady of the Glen Single Casks (North British, Dufftown, Tomatin)

Lady of the Glen is an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies. Neill reviews three single cask releases from their Summer 2022 batch. Drams from North British, Dufftown and Tomatin distilleries.

Lady of the Glen Single Casks (Knockdhu, Glen Elgin, St. Bridget’s Kirk)

Lady of the Glen is an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies. Neill reviews three single cask expressions, including malts from Knockdhu and Glen Elgin and Batch 2 of the St. Bridget's Kirk Blended Malt.

Starward Unexpeated

Neill checks out Starward's Unexpeated Australian Single Malt Whisky. Matured in wine casks and finished in an ex-Islay cask it's bottled at 48% and retails at £80.

Watt Whisky Single Casks (Campbeltown Blend and Westport)

Concluding a tasting of Watt Whisky single cask Scotch whiskies with two intriguing drams. The first is a blend of Campbeltown malts. The second is a 17 year old malt from an undisclosed Highland Distillery.

Watt Whisky Single Casks (Auchroisk and Clynelish)

Watt Whisky is an independent bottler based out of Campbeltown, Scotland. Their latest batch of single cask releases include single malts from Auchroisk and Clynelish Distilleries. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

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

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

Big Peat 12-year-old

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