Glasgow 1770 Special Editions (Tequila & Cognac Cask Finishes)

The Small Batch Series is a new range of limited edition single malts from Glasgow 1770 Scotch whisky. The series launches with Tequila Cask and Cognac Cask finishes. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Goldfinch Whisky – Paloma (Ardmore and Linkwood)

Neill Murphy reviews two single cask releases from Goldfinch Whisky's Paloma range. The whiskies come from Linkwood and Ardmore distilleries and each has been finished in a Palo Cortado sherry cask.

Longrow Peated (Re-review 2022)

Longrow Peated is a no-age-statement single malt Scotch whisky produced at Springbank Distillery in Campbeltown. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Johnnie Walker Black Label

Johnnie Walker is the most successful and popular Scotch whisky in the world and Black Label is one of its most beloved expressions. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Glen Orchy 5 Year Old Blended Malt (Lidl)

Lidl have offered some excellent value in their whiskies over the years. Glen Orchy is a 5 year old blended malt Scotch whisky that only costs £15.99. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Watt Whisky Single Casks (Loch Lomond and Dumbarton)

Watt Whisky is an indepdendent bottler of Scotch whisky based in Campbeltown, Scotland. Their latest batch of bottlings includes a Loch Lomond single malt and Dumbarton single grain. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Bladnoch Alinta

Alinta is a peated single malt produced at lowland Scotch whisky distillery, Bladnoch. Bladnoch is the most southerly distillery in Scotland and has a long and storied history.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Ardnamurchan AD/02.22 Cask Strength

A new release from the excellent Ardnamurchan distillery in the Scottish highlands. AD / 02.22 is bottled at a Cask Strength of 58.7%.

News: Elixir Distillers Announces Name Of New Islay Distillery

Six months after breaking ground, Elixir Distillers has confirmed that their new Islay distillery will be called Portintruan. Located just outside the town of Port Ellen on Islay's south coast, Portintruan is pronounced Port-nah-truan. It takes its name from the farm estate where the distillery is located and means "place of the stream". Co-owner Sukhinder … Continue reading News: Elixir Distillers Announces Name Of New Islay Distillery