After decades as a professional spirits critic, chronicler, and advocate most highly respected around the world, one might expect Dave Broom to have his whiskies straight. But I may now confirm the rumors that he has been mixing them up, and doing so on purpose! In fact, the mixing of whisky with all sorts of… Continue reading Dave Broom Gets Whisky All Mixed Up!
The site has been a bit idle of late. There has been much going on over at One Man’s Guitar, and some other events that have taken up our time. But we have had a successful tasting event with the Eight Men of Malt last weekend, the fruit of which will be posted soon. While… Continue reading Good Things Ahead
Whisky Review: 10 Year Old Talisker One of the most poplar single malt scotches, Talisker does it right from the youngest member of the family on up to top of the line. “A pungent tweak of the nose focuses into brine awash with peat. Malt sweets tumbling with wood and peat, leaving a trail of… Continue reading Review – 10 Year Old Talisker
From Tree to Barrel starring Macallan Oak In the style of a trailer for an action-adventure movie, this short video about the journey of Macallan oak entitled From Tree to Barrel has led this reviewer to exclaim “As exhilarating as it is clever!” “Riveting and thirst provoking!!” “I’ll drink to that!!!” 🙂 Find out some… Continue reading From Tree to Barrel starring Macallan Oak
Douglas Laing releases new bottlings The esteemed independent bottler Douglas Laing has announced the release of a number of exciting new bottlings. From the official press release … “…twelve (12) from PROVENANCE, seven (7) from DIRECTOR’S CUT together with one (1) release from DOUBLE BARREL” Tasting Notes for PROVENANCE: PRV0983 Ledaig 7 years Massively peated… Continue reading Douglas Laing Single Malt May Day Releases!
The Ultimate Beverage Challenge award Highland Park, Glenfarclas top honors! Highland Park 25 has received the Chairman’s Trophy as the best Single Malt Scotch Whisky, when it received an astonishing 100 points! This perfect score beat out even the supremely sublime Highland Park 30,which was awarded 97 points. Of nineteen single malts scoring high enough… Continue reading Ultimate Beverage Challenge Awards for 2013