Articles in the Single Cask Category
Amrut, Featured, Headline, Indian, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »
Three new lovely single cask Amruts are being released this month (just in time for Xmas eh?) . A Bourbon, Sherry and Peated ex-Port pipes single cask. The malt whisky from the Bourbon and Sherry casks is made with Indian barley, while the spirit from the Port pipes is made from Scottish barley malted in peat.
I had the privilege of …
Auchentoshan, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »
This is the last sample I have left untried from the latest batch of 12 single casks released earlier this year by Wemyss. I do love me a good tarte au citron, so This sounded delicious from the start.
Tarte au Citron 1998 – Wemyss Malts (Auchentoshan) , 46% , £77
Nose: Starts very nice with dough and lots of crème de …
Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, Wemyss, longmorn »
Another cask from the latest batch of Wemyss, This one is a Longmorn (not had one of those for some time!!) vintage 1992, and bottled at 46% like the rest of them.
Wemyss malts Coconut and Sandalwood , 46% abv
Nose: Mega coconut notes here. Really thick. Vanilla and quite a bit of wood of sandalwood if you wish. It’s very …
Auchroisk, Douglas Laing, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »
Campletown, Featured, Glen Scotia, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »
This is another single cask from the latest batch of 12 casks released by Wemyss just recently. If you remember, I’ve reviewed another Glen Scotia 1991 by Wemyss a few months ago - the “Salted Caramels”, but these two apart from the same vintage, are really very different, quite excellent each in its special way. It’s so very interesting to …
Bunnahabhain, Featured, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »
Douglas Laing, Glen Garioch, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »
Douglas Laing’s Old Particular is a a relative new series of single cask expressions bottled at Premium strengths , without colouring and without chill filtration. They are presented at various abv%, and the first one I’d like to review is the Glen Garioch , aged 21 yo, and bottled at 51.5%. Earlier this year Douglas Laing had split into two …
Glendronach, Headline, Sherry, Single Cask »
Two more (and last) single cask Dronachs from the lovely batch 8 (latest batch) of single casks. One is PX, and the other is Oloroso , slightly younger, but almost at 60% it’s a powerhouse. Let’s dram, shall we?
GlenDronach 19 yo ,1994 (cask 101) Oloroso, 58.40% ,£93
628 bottles were Available from this cask (all gone i think) , which is …
BenRiach, Featured, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »
A 1994 BR single cask finished in Virgin oak. Yes, The Benriach have jumped on the new virgin oak bandwagon, and while It can add some flavor to whisky, one has to wonder, why the original cask was not good enough to have been bottled without it being re-casked into a virgin oak cask, to be “enhanced”. Virgin oak can …
Featured, Glendronach, Headline, Single Cask, Uncategorized »
Time for some more Glendronach, as the weather is getting better and real Automn is on its way. Gone are the scorching days of summer (So i hope).
So… a 42 year old GlenDronach. Does life get any better than this? (hint: no). I was very lucky (and so thankful) to have gotten a wee sample of this nectar for review. …