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[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 434 views]
New from Wemyss Malts “Velvet Fig” – Review

It’s almost XMAS time and what better time to release new whiskies for the holiday season? I suspect we’re about to see many such products in the following weeks, and the latest is a very interesting Blended Malt  by the name of Velvet Fig. Do not be alarmed, There is no added figs or anything  (as I’ve been asked by …

Blends, Compass Box, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[10 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 580 views]
Compass Box Great King Street – Glasgow Blend – Review

Time for another new release from Compass box, after the excellent Lost blend, this is a Blended whisky, rather than a Blended Malt (meaning it has some grain whisky as well as malt whisky as an ingredient).
GLASGOW BLEND is the second permanent whisky to be introduced to the Great King Street range , which is essentially a small-batch Blended Scotch …

Headline, Islay, Tasting Notes, bowmore »

[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 629 views]
Speaking of the devil–Bowmore Devil’s Cask  Batch 2 – Review

There are a few whiskies that attract a lot of attention every once in a while, and for some reason (well, for obvious reasons) Bowmore’’ Devil’s cask is one of them. It all started last year when the first edition came out, and sold out faster than lightning, then the price shot up in the secondary market (read: auction sites), …

Headline, NAS, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[2 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 528 views]
Cù Bòcan Sherry Cask

If you’ve been reading our PR Corner and news digests posted every Friday you probably heard about the latest addition to the Tomatin Range: the company has expanded The Cù Bòcan brand range with another limited edition: the Sherry edition. With the standard edition comprising Sherry, Virgin Oak and Bourbon casks, this is the first of three limited editions highlighting …

Finishes, Headline, NAS, Sherry, Tasting Notes, Tomatin »

[15 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 794 views]
Tomatin to the power of four : Cuatro

Tomatin are on a Roll: releasing some brilliant products recently (loved the new 14 year old!) and now this: the Cuatro range. Unfortunately i was not able to take part in the tweet tasting in which all was revealed, but prior to the event with only the “Cuatro” name as a hint (they would not reveal anything, sneaky devils) i …

Canadian, Canadian Club, Headline, Sherry, Tasting Notes, whiskey »

[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 864 views]
Canadian Club Sherry Cask batch SC-020

Time for some more Canadian whiskey. Today with one of the better known brands – Canadian Club. This expressions is a bit unique, as it was finished in Sherry casks. If you’re a scotch aficionado, chances you won’t be blown away by this procedure of finishing a whisky in sherry casks, as it’s very common in scotch these days, but …

Arran, Headline, Sherry, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »

[10 Jul 2014 | 3 Comments | 873 views]
Arran Miss Black’s bottle–visitor centre exclusive

Some bottles of whisky are that good, they get snatched off the visitor centre in a flash. This is one example. I heard great stuff about this bottle even before tasting it at the Arran whisky tweet tasting (have you read my notes for the Devil’s Punch Bowl part III from that tasting?), and wanted to check if I can …

Featured, Headline, Oloroso, Tasting Notes, The Glenlivet »

[26 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,112 views]
The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso Cask

I know a lot of people love the Glenlivet Nadurra (Gaelic : for nature). For some reason I’ve never fell in love with that expression. I won’t say it’s not good, since it’s a good ex-bourbon whisky at a lovely strength, etc. But, we never hit it off me and Nadurra, i mean. The new Oloroso Cask matured Nadurra promises …

Australian, Cask Strength, Headline, Overeem, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 687 views]
Quick dram: Overeem Take II- Sherry cask 60%

After I’ve enjoyed the sherry cask at 43% , it’s time to try the higher ABV version at 60%. I’m a big fan of Cask Strength whiskies, and rarely dilute with water at all , so 60% is no biggie, right? Let’s dram!
Old Hobart Overeem Sherry Cask Matured (Cask Strength), 60.0%,£188
Nose: Stronger and spicier. Burnt maple syrup. Big sweet sherry …

Australian, Headline, Overeem, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[23 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 646 views]
Tasting Overeem Whisky Part I

The whisky geeks among you must have heard about Overeem by now as it’s been around for a couple of years, mostly selling down under, but also in the UK in the past few months.I first encountered it when a good Australian friend of mine came over with a nice sample of the port version (43%) which was very …