03/10/2013 saw the 2nd tasting events for Edinburgh University’s Water of Life Society (WoLS). The theme for the evening was the exception to the rule. Turning the premise of their first tasting […]
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.
Tamdhu 10 Years Old Whisky review 40% ABV, £30 for 70cl Score 74/100 What they say: Enthused by a legacy of enlightenment, Tamdhu’s founders set out to construct the most pioneering distillery […]
This is a very smooth, sweet and pleasing Speyside single malt which is very enjoyable. It is mildly complex with lots of toffee and cereal flavours which are very complimentary making this a hugely easy drinker. 70/100
Auchentoshan 11 Years Old (1999) Bordeaux Cask Matured (Official Bottling) 58% ABV around £40 for 70cl Score 86/100 What they say: The triple distilled, award winning, extra smooth, single malt renowned for […]
The lowland distillery Auchentoshan [http://www.auchentoshan.com/] is situated to the west of Glasgow at the foot of the Erskine Bridge. It is an easy place to find though you may go past it a […]
Dalwhinnie 15 Years Old Whisky review Category: Highland single malt scotch whisky Origin: Dalwhinnie distillery Bottling: Official – Diageo ABV: 43% Cost: for 70cl £35 from Amazon Score 70/100 What they say: […]
Stealing Balvenie’s dog , I will always feel a little bad about it but I love it too much to give it back.
On the 6th June 2013 at around 6pm we [The Whiskyphiles & friends] encroached upon the Bonham Hotel to take part in the Craft in Motion tour from The Balvenie. We were […]
Bowmore Legend. NAS, 40% ABV, £25 for 70cl Score 72/100 What they say: Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky: Legend Islay is a stunningly beautiful, unspoilt island that lies off the west […]
The Macallan Fine Oak Triple Cask Matured Masters’ Edition Whisky review NAS, 40% ABV, €30 for 70cl Score 69/100 What they say: The Macallan fine oak is triple cask matured in a […]
On the subject of how to drink whisk(e)y [or hereafter ‘whisky’ by default]. There are 3 simple steps on how to drink whisky: open, pour, swallow. On how to enjoy and appreciate whisky, many […]