Here we are with the second installment of my edge of the seat thriller that is my rather self-indulgent birthday! So after purchasing my birthday bottle I had to decide on a place to go for my dinner. The food had to be good but the whisky had to be great! Problem is without venturing … Continue reading Happy birthday to me . . .(Part 2)
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
You say Tomatin, I say Tomato. . .
Let's call the whole thing Scotch! Tomatin! Sits right on the border of the Highlands and Speyside and produces around 5 million litres of whisky a year, so they keep themselves busy up there. I've visited the distillery on my way up to Inverness and what I found most memorable was the amount of imposing … Continue reading You say Tomatin, I say Tomato. . .
Dalmore. Give me more!
Back on the Edinburgh drams after my emergency break-away for the Glenkinchie 10. This one was part of a whisky flight I had in the Ensigne Ewart, I'll cover the rest in due course but I wanted to start with this one as it intrigues me. Dalmore. I know it's had its critics but I … Continue reading Dalmore. Give me more!
Imperial Distillery. Gone but not forgotten.
Whilst in Edinburgh I had the great opportunity to taste a whisky from a long lost distillery. Those detectives amongst you from my previous blog would have worked out that this distillery was Imperial. Imperial distillery was founded in Speyside in 1897 by Thomas Mackenzie, this guy had mega-money. He owned the distilleries neighbour Dailuiane … Continue reading Imperial Distillery. Gone but not forgotten.
BenRiach. One in a Chameleon?
Ok. I'm sorry. Promise I'll do better with the titles of these things. Anyway we've more important things to discuss, let's begin! I was enjoying a week off work, and decided it was time to open my Christmas present. Well. Re-open it. It was wrapped up, I unwrapped it, now I wanted to open it. … Continue reading BenRiach. One in a Chameleon?