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Crackin’ Wee Blend…..

I saw a post on Twitter tonight and was reminded about a gift I had been given a while ago. It was a blended whisky called Flatnose; I put it on my shelf and forgot about it until tonight. Well … Continue reading

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SMWS 35.198 Glen Moray

Since becoming a member of the SMWS last May, I have really enjoyed tasting a dram or two at the Queen Street venue. I’ve also purchased a few bottles of my own, and am quickly becoming a big fan of … Continue reading

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Dalmore 12

I have a wee bit of history with the Dalmore Distillery; my Dad’s family are from up that way and my great-great-grandfather was a stillman at the Dalmore. I’ve never tasted any product though until I helped out at a … Continue reading

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76.135 Moment of Serenity

Oh my giddy aunt, this is a stunning dram, just wonderful. I was fortunate enough to receive this as a gift (big thanks to Kirsty and Ian at EWA) this Christmas, and have really enjoyed this beauty. I have to … Continue reading

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Aultmore G&M Exclusive

So, I did a wee swap with Woody today; he got a sample of my SMWS 76.135, while I received a drop of his Aultmore G&M Exclusive. This looked really pale for an 11 year old, however it was matured … Continue reading

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Yet another stunner from G&M…..

You may think I’m on commission from Gordon and MacPhail, but I’m not; I just love really good whisky, and G&M sell some of the best! Tormore cask strength has been a favourite of mine for a while now, and … Continue reading

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G&M Highland Park…..

So I tried this “new’ whisky for me tonight, thought I’ve get to know it before a nosing and tasting experience tomorrow night! So here we have a Highland Park 8 year old from The MacPhail’s Collection. I love this … Continue reading

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