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 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.

Kingsbarns Distillery Reserve

A day trip from west coast to east, organised by the Ayrshire Whisky Group. A visit to Kingsbarns Distillery and a bottle of their Distillery Reserve single malt Scotch whisky.

Single Cask Nation Dailuaine 8-year-old

Single Cask Nation is a US-based independent bottler that has since expanded to other markets. This bourbon-matured Dailuaine single malt is a fine introduction to their wares.

Lady of the Glen Single Casks April ’22 (part 2)

Neill reviews four more excellent drams from independent bottler, Lady of the Glen. There’s single casks from Aultmore, Benriach and Dailuaine and a new Blended Malt named St Bridget’s Kirk

Fettercairn Releases Warehouse 2 Batch 3

Fettercairn announces the launch of Warehouse 2 batch 3 single malt Scotch whisky.

Dràm Mòr Festive Releases – Linkwood and Tullibardine

Neill reviews two single cask whiskies from the Dram Mor Group - distilled at Tullibardine and Linkwood.

The Whisky Illuminati Solaria Series – Aultmore & Artis Secretum Single Casks

Neill Murphy reviews two single cask Speyside whiskies from the intriguing Solaria Series... Bottled by The Whisky Illuminati...

Old Particular Laphroaig 15 Year Old

A review of a 15 year old Laphroaig from Douglas Laing... and how a Glasgow woman named Bessie came to run one of the most famous Islay distilleries...

Cragganmore 12 Year Old

A review of Cragganmore 12 year old single malt... and the story of the Strathspey Railway.

Kilkerran 12 Year Old

A review of the new Kilkerran 12 year old single malt... the first from Glengyle Distillery in Campbeltown.

Kilchoman 100% Islay

A review of Kilchoman 100% Islay... and why it offers a glimpse into the traditions of whisky making in Scotland.

Cadenhead’s Tamdhu 22 Year Old Port Cask

A review of a single cask Tamdhu from Wm. Cadenhead... and Charles Doig, the man who shaped the look of Scotland's distilleries.

Caol Ila 12 Year Old

A review of Caol Ila 12 year old single malt from Islay... and the Puffer ships that brought a lifeline to the island's distilleries.

Glenmorangie ‘The Original’ 10 Year Old

A review of Glenmorangie's 10 year old single malt... and why the shape of their still matters...