A Whet For Whisky

Tasting notes of the worlds best whiskies.

Dalwhinnie 15

Nose: Very fresh but has slightly nutty tones. Like sitting out on a damp summer morning eating Crunchy Nut. Taste: Very sweet almost treacle like. Has another fruity taste not … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

Colour: Gold Nose: An English country inn in the summer. Hoppy notes that you would expect on a micro-brew ale. Dig deeper to find floral notes from the beer garden. … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Whisky this Christmas? Part II – Scrummy Yummy

For the second of our festive shopping posts we have upped the game a bit. These malts are all leaders in the field but still amazing value at under £50. … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

What to buy this Christmas? – Bargain Buys

The nights are drawing in; you’re having to scrape your car every morning before skidding your way to work and all you really want to do is sit in front of … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Balvenie Signature

Colour: Straw Nose: Orange peel and that not too smoky flavour you get from blown out candles. Also has an unusual resemblance to fresh laundry to it. Not too harsh … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Johnnie Walker Double Black

Colour: Dark Toffee Nose: A cleaning lady let loose in your local library – lots of TCP in there with the oakness of bookshelf and the smell of old books, … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tomintoul 12 Year Old – Oloroso Sherry Cask

Colour: Golden Sherry Nose: A holiday feast of aromas, strong marzipan covers the steaming Christmas pudding aroma. Sitting alongside is a glass of Port with the surprising addition of banana … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Highland Park 18yo

Colour: Dark Rum Nose: A real mixture of vanilla pods and highland toffee bars. Not too overly light however as there is a slight heat and spice to the nose … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sheep Dip – Amoroso Oloroso 1999

Colour: Golden Sherry Nose: A trip to the allotments to savour the fresh sugar-snap peas. Sitting on an overcast day eating sugar coated strawberries and drinking a hot chocolate, afterwards … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ardbog – Feis Ile 2013 Bottling

Colour: Dark Gold Nose: Take you straight to Islay with smoking embers on Port Ellen beach with a huge peated wiff. A slight tinge of wet paint sits in behind … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

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