Tag Archives: Scotch

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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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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Glenmorangie 18……is it nicer than the Original?

I was lucky enough to be given a wee sample of the Glenmorangie 18 yo from my mate Ian; he now has an extensive whisky collection, and most of it available to drink! On a recent visit to the distillery … Continue reading

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Benromach Peat Smoke……

When looking for a peaty whisky I have been known to avoid Speyside attempts and go for a Talisker or Islay malt. So I was interested to see what my “local” could come up with; hence the tasting of this Benromach … Continue reading

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Glenfiddich 21 v Cragganmore 25….the ‘face off’

Having been fortunate to taste these two big boys in the initial round of judging for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards in January, I was looking forward to doing my own wee ‘face-off’ with them again after the winner … Continue reading

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Benromach 35 YO

Thirty-five years ago I would have been a shy wee second year, sitting in a classroom a short twenty-minute walk away from where this dram was born. In the time it has taken this Benromach to mature I’ve had a … Continue reading

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