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Berry Bros. & Rudd, Headline, North Of Scotland, Single Grain, Tasting Notes »

[14 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 922 views]
Berry’s Own North of Scotland 1973 cask #14570 [single grain]

Quite a long time ago I was about to participate in a twitter tasting for BBR’s indie bottling (BBR being a very famous wine merchant from London, doing single cask bottling, and the current owner of the Glenrothes distillery – if you needed any introduction, probably not..) . I am not sure what happened, but probably samples arrived late, compliments …

Diageo, Featured, Headline, NAS, Single Grain, Tasting Notes »

[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 786 views]
Haig Club Single Grain – Review

There has been a lot of talk about this specific bottle, after Diageo has chosen David Beckham to endorse this whisky and be it’s presentor. Yes, it does look like an aftershave doesn’t it?
And yes, it’s supposedly very young grain whisky sold for a lot of money. All is true.Yes. I was not expecting it to appeal to whisky …

Grain, Headline, Invergordon, Single Grain, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »

[7 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 829 views]
Wemyss Malts  – ‘Lemon Cheesecake’ 1988 Invergordon (single grain)

Time to start a series of reviews for the latest batch of single casks from Wemyss Malts. Correct me if I am wrong, but this seems to be the first single grain bottling from Wemyss who usually do single cask malts. Very nice. Grain (and certainly older grain) can be lovely, and they deserve a place among the whisky shelves …

Headline, Irish, Single Grain, Tasting Notes, Teeling »

[6 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 792 views]
Teeling  Single Grain Whiskey

After tasting the aged offerings from Teeling whiskey (namely the 21, 26 and 30), it’s time to get more realistic, and try the more affordable releases. Surely, not many can afford the more expensive stuff, but surely the two younger offerings are budget friendly drams. the first of the two I am going to visit is the single Grain. Grain …

Headline, North British, SMWS, Single Grain, Tasting Notes »

[13 May 2014 | No Comment | 666 views]
SMWS G1.8 – ‘A bag of assorted boiled sweets’ Single Grain

It’s been some time since i posted notes for a SMWS bottling. I have quite a few i should be tasting (arranged samples from latest outruns with the help of #whiskyfabric). This one however was a sample swap I did with Johanne (@whiskylassie) who’s now touring Scotland and is having some fun (so it seems). I normally associate single grain …

Glenglassaugh, Headline, News, Single Cask Nation, Single Grain »

[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 927 views]
Whisky News : March 21st , 2014

It seems the NAS wave is not going to end soon and this week whisky is the “Torfa” a peated version of Glenglassaugh.
Glenglassaugh releases a new peated expression : “Torfa”.
GLENGLASSAUGH has launched a new richly peated Highland single malt that will now be part of its core range along with Revival and Evolution.
Glenglassaugh Torfa, with its smoky, peaty, phenolic nature, …

Featured, Headline, Invergordon, Master Of Malt, Single Grain, Tasting Notes, That Boutique-y Whisky Company »

[13 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,394 views]
Invergordon – Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

Yet another Boutique-y release, but this time it’s no single malt, but single GRAIN. yes, grain whisky, the stuff most whisky snobs would never care to drink since it’s “the cheap stuff they put into blends” or some other nonsense. If you are a whisky lover, you know better than that, and we have tasted some lovely single Grains in …

Bladnoch Forum, Cambus, Cask Strength, Headline, Independent Bottling, Lowlands, Single Grain, Tasting Notes »

[22 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 1,539 views]
Tasting Cambus 24 yo  (Bladnoch Forum)

Moving back in time to the remains of my Bladnoch bottle share samples. This time we’re dealing with Cambus (Camb-what?! you ask?), So, yeah. Cambus WAS a grain distillery located in the lowlands and was closed in 1993. Most Single malt snobs (mainly those who don’t have a clue) do not drink Grain whisky, although those who have tried some …

Featured, Headline, Master Of Malt, North British, Single Cask, Single Grain, Tasting Notes »

[11 Oct 2011 | One Comment | 1,898 views]
Tasting North British 1991, 20yo Single Grain by Master of Malt

Time for another of Master of Malts latest single casks.This was distilled on the 22nd January 1991, and was aged in a first fill bourbon barrel for 20 years before bottling in March 2011. A single cask release of 244 bottles, non-chillfiltered, and has not been caramel coloured.
North British is not one of the most famous of distilleries, and is …

Cask Strength, Featured, Headline, Lowlands, Port Dundas, SMWS, Single Cask, Single Grain, Tasting Notes »

[7 Jun 2011 | One Comment | 1,521 views]
Tasting SMWS G6.1- Port Dundas 28 yo ‘Spicy Cologne’

Port Dundas is not a well known distillery, and lacks prestige as one of diageo’s grain producing distilleries. It’s located not far from Glasgow, and currently was a major contributor to blended scotch under the labels of Haig, JW, and White horse. Currently there are no OB and only independent bottlers are issuing bottling of casks in recent years, those …