The Balvenie Craftsmens Reserve #1 The Cooper 15 Years Old 59.4% ABV, £65 for 70cl [free 10cl sample with two tasting glasses] 315 Bottles released February 2012 to Warehouse 24 members Score: 94/100 What they […]
Quite intensely vanilla flavoured which really softens the peaty influences and makes it hugely drinkable and enjoyable.
Teaninich 10 Years Old (Flora and Fauna) 43%ABV, £43 for 70cl Score: 75/100 What they say: Not a lot! so here is an excerpt from http://www.scottishwhiskystore.com/teaninich/ “Founded by Captain Hugh Munro […]
Review: Glenfarclas 10 Years Old 2003 Category: Speyside single malt scotch whisky Distillery: Glenfarclas Bottling: Official for Marks and Spencer ABV: 43% Cost: £28 from Marks & Spencer Score: 84/100 What they […]
Dry Old Oloroso Sherry – Marks & Spencer Exclusive Solera, 20% ABV, £7.50 for 37.5cl Score: 85/100 What they say: A heart-warming old Oloroso, bone dry yet rich and superbly persistent in […]
This 2012 Cairdeas is now only available at auction and I imagine the price per bottle may have doubled at least, I have heard that this essentially is a souped-up version of the standard Quarter Cask expression from Laphroaig so I expect I will seek this expression out before too long. I will continue to purchase the future Cairdeas bottlings as they represent both great quality and value as well as a little more unusual expressions from one of my favourite distilleries. 88/100
Review: Aberlour Batch #1 Category: Speyside single malt scotch whisky Origin: Aberlour Distillery Bottling: That Boutique-Y Whisky Company Batch #1 ABV: 54.6% ABV Cost: £43.95 for 50cl (equivalent to £61.53 for 70cl) […]