Why did I buy it? Trust in a brand. Kilchoman very much started as they meant to go on when they released their first whisky; the 'Inaugural Release' in 2009 a quality, albeit young spirit proudly declaring on the label it was non-chill filtered and natural colour. Probably a bit fickle from me but I … Continue reading The Whiskies Wot Peter Bought : Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2018
The Whiskies Wot Peter Bought : Oban 15 Year Old Distillers Edition 2015
Why did I buy it? I mean, technically; I didn't buy it. My partner did. However I was given a choice of a few different bottles on the shelf in the shop so I picked it; and that's practically the same thing isn't it?So why did I pick it? I'd never tried Oban before, and … Continue reading The Whiskies Wot Peter Bought : Oban 15 Year Old Distillers Edition 2015
The Whiskies Wot Peter Bought : Glenfiddich Fire and Cane
Why did I buy it?I'm a sucker for marketing? Maybe a little; but I was also very intrigued as to how peated Glenfiddich would work with a rum cask finish. I follow quite a few of the Glenfiddich reps on the social media so I was probably already mentally quite invested in this before it … Continue reading The Whiskies Wot Peter Bought : Glenfiddich Fire and Cane
A boat-load of Glenfarclas. . .
I'll not beat around the bush. I love Glenfarclas. I love its flavour profile. I love that it's been in the same family since the dawn of time. I love the dark brown glass bottles they sometimes use. I love that it's affordable. I love that they make their whisky pretty much exactly the same … Continue reading A boat-load of Glenfarclas. . .
James Eadie and the Goblet of Benrinnes 13
Totally changed my mind at the last minute for this review. It was all planned out and written up and ready to be blogged out, and you will see the fruits of those labours eventually but my mood has taken me somewhere else, somewhere independent, somewhere cask strength. I have got the urge to talk … Continue reading James Eadie and the Goblet of Benrinnes 13
Monarch of the Glen-fiddich
Arguably the most famous brand in single malt scotch whisky. Its a total icon of the genre, the Bob Hope of the whisky world; it's been around for as long as we can remember and it is still relevant and knocking out quality scotch like Mr Hope did with his jokes for so many years. … Continue reading Monarch of the Glen-fiddich