Battle of the Blends 2015 Blend A (Neil Ridley)(42.1%, Whisky Magazine, 2015) Category: Blended Scotch Whisky Origin: Various (see below) Bottling: Whisky Magazine ABV: 42.1% Cost: ? Score: 82/100 What they say: […]
Unfortunately a little weird and raw chemicals (esters/acetone) on the nose but once you get past this the palate and finish really are quite solid and good for a blend. There is a depth of flavour which strongly hints at quite a rich bourbon-cask maturation which does this blend a lot of favours.
Famous Grouse 30 Years Old (43%, Edrington, 2016) Category: Blended malt scotch whisky Origin: ? likely Edrington group distilleries amongst others Bottling: Edrington ABV: 43% Cost: £119.99 from The Famous Grouse Experience […]
Lord Elcho (40%, Wemyss Malts, 2016) Category: Blended scotch whisky Blender: Wemyss Malts ABV: 40% Cost: £25.84 from Master of Malt What they say: Originally launched in 2012 as a 15 years […]
Rock Oyster (46.8%, Douglas Laing, 2016) Category: Blended Island Malt Scotch Whisky Origin: Various distilleries Bottling: Douglas Laing ABV: 46.8% Cost: £37.84 What they say: Paying homage the sea, Douglas Laing’s Rock […]
Ordha Meas 2003 (46%, Murray McDavid, 2016) Category: Blended scotch whisky Origin: ? Bottling: Murray McDavid – Crafted Blend ABV: 46% Cost: £TBA Score: 80/100 What they say: Crafted Blend ÒRDHA • […]
Siar Port 18 Years Old 1997 (46%, Murray McDavid, 2016) Category: Blended malt scotch whisky Origin: reportedly Westport is Glenmorangie with a teaspoon of Glen Moray Bottling: Murray McDavid – The Vatting SIAR […]
Adelphi Private Reserve Blended Whisky (40%, Adelphi, 2016) Category: Blended scotch whisky Origin: Adelphi Distillery (blending house) Bottling: Adelphi ABV: 40% Cost: £20.95 Score: 77/100 What they say: This blended whisky was […]
This is an extremely well-crafted blend which has definitely benefited from its sherry-finishing.
Spice King 8 Years Old (40%, Wemyss Malts, 2015) Category: Blended malt scotch whisky Origin: Wemyss Malts Bottling: Official ABV: 40% Cost: £29.72 What they say: For Spice King, the signature malt […]