The Singleton of Glen Ord distillery has released its first ever limited-edition Single Malt Scotch whisky that is exclusively available to purchase at the Highland distillery. With just 6000 bottles available, The […]
About me? I am a Whisky Educator, Travel-Tourist and Blogger. I blog tasting notes about (mostly Scotch) beer and whisky at The Whiskyphiles. I keep progress of my travels via the Alfred Barnard Society. Based in Livingston, Scotland I do most of my dramming at the University of Edinburgh Water of Life Society and Scotch Malt Whisky Society.
New Releases SMWS October Outturn CASK No. 13.79 FURTIVE SNOGGING IN A CHIP VAN (Dalmore 13yo 2005) £61 CASK No. 35.230 SYMPHONY OF SENSUAL SAPIDITY (Glen Moray 22yo) £112 CASK No. 39.182 […]
BenRiach 25 Years Old 1993 Rioja Cask #7881 whisky review: A great red wine influenced expression, fruity, full of dark chocolate and woody oak tannins. 90/100
Octomore single malt whisky has defied received wisdom since it was first distilled in 2002. Adopted by the quietly confident, the Octomore name is becoming a ‘cult classic’. Now reaching its tenth […]
LAPHROAIG UNVEILS POP-UP SMOKEHOUSE AT LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK Laphroaig to launch a pop-up Smokehouse bar serving cocktails with an unusual smoky twist Members of the public have the chance to choose exactly […]
Wemyss Malts reintroduces ‘Nectar Grove’ Madeira cask finish as a limited edition Batch Strength release.
Scottish family whisky makers, Wemyss Malts, has reintroduced the award-winning, limited edition blended malt Scotch whisky named ‘Nectar Grove’ by bottling it as a Batch Strength release. Nectar Grove is a combination […]
Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has unveiled the eagerly awaited Midleton Very Rare 2019, alongside the launch of the ‘1825 Room’, an online members’ programme for discerning […]
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BenRiach 14 Years Old 2005 Port Pipe #3791 whisky review: A classic combination of sweet and peaty which I just love! On the palate this has quite a lot of phenolic and herbal influences that preside over the normally much sweeter and jammy fruit from the port cask, an interesting turn around on the palate which I thoroughly enjoyed. 85/100
BenRiach 9 Years Old 2006 Virgin Oak #6095 whisky review: Finally a virgin oak expression I really rather enjoyed. Lots of Benriach cereal notes in here and very complimentary spice, honey and nutty qualities combine to give a delicious caramel spiced latte coffee like nature to this. 85/100