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Featured, Headline, Mortlach, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »

[20 May 2014 | No Comment | 904 views]
A most unusual Mortlach or Pastille Bouquet 1998 – Wemyss Malts (Mortlach)

Mortlach. what comes to mind when you think about a Mortlach single malt? probably heavily sherried, dirty sort of, meaty and powerful with the signature oxtail notes, right? Wrong. This single cask by Wemyss was dram #2 at last week’s Twitter tasting I took part in (lovely tasting by the way), and left me completely surprised as I was not …

Douglas Laing, Headline, Independent Bottling, Mortlach, Tasting Notes »

[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 1,147 views]
Mortlach 21 yo ‘Directors Cut’ [Douglas Laing]

There has been a lot of noise and dispute regarding Mortlach recently,  After the latest news from Diageo (if you’ve been not heard about it for some odd reason i can not think about, due to the amount of rants, dialogues and discussions online, read this ). Indeed I was one of those who ranted online, and I am still …

Headline, Mortlach, SMWS, Single Cask, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[30 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 1,435 views]
Mortlach SMWS, 76.83 ‘Cocktails after Rugby’ 15 yo vintage 1995

Another one of the SMWS bottle share by the good old Sjoerd from NL. Time to go through that bunch, methinks. And today : A Mortlach! Ah, I do love those meaty Mortlachs, and was hoping this one will be one of them. But, not this time. This was a very different story altogether.
SMWS, 76.83 ‘Cocktails after Rugby’ 15 yo
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Duncan Taylor, Featured, Headline, Independent Bottling, Men o'Quaich, Mortlach, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[18 Jun 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,470 views]
Men o’Quiach Collection Take II  : Mortlach 1993 , 18yo

Ok, Men o’Quaich take II. this time we’re off to the lovely Mortlach distillery located in the town of Dufftown. I’ve had quite a few of those (Mortlachs)  And i am a fan. so, high expectations!
Another expression from this lovely collection, and this time a Mortlach. this was poured into a fresh sherry Octave cask, and spent another 8 months …

Mortlach, Quick Dram, Sherry, Speyside, Tasting Notes, scotch »

[2 Sep 2010 | 4 Comments | 1,802 views]

Mortlach is a distillery found in the heart of ‘Speyside’ whisky region, and located in the city of Dufftown (where 6 other well known distilleries are located). Founded at 1823 it is owned by Diageo, and most of its 6 Million litres of spirit (produced yearly) go into Diageo blends (mainly JW). Due to this it’s not easy finding …