Wow, it's been a while, but we're back! It's a new year and whole new laundry list of whiskies to try! First on the list: Tamdhu 10 Year Old! (43% ABV) I made the epic mistake of recording this review a little while back and subsequently losing my tasting notes/scoring. So, sadly no written summary … Continue reading Whisky Musings – Tamdhu 10 Review
Here we are, part FOUR of my three-part Glengoyne vertical distillery review! Sigh. What is it they say about the best laid plans of mice and men? I didn't think I would be able to get my hands on this bottle, so I moved ahead with my Glengoyne reviews, and no sooner did I finish … Continue reading Whisky Musings – Glengoyne 15 Review
Quick confession here… I’m a big fan of Glengoyne. To that end, I wanted to do three consecutive reviews of Glengoyne whiskies. This is the first: their entry level 10 year old.
Milestone episode #5! Hurray! For this one I wanted to do something a little more unusual and obscure, and to that end let's look a bottle from Cadenhead's independent bottlers in Edinburgh, Scotland: https://youtu.be/aEgy_kwpT78 Blair Athol 19 Year (Cadenhead’s Small Batch)(Highlands) - 54.5% ABV Colour: Pinot Grigio Nose: Dry, grassy, hay. Subdued fruit notes … Continue reading Whisky Musings #5 – Blair Athol 19 (Cadenhead Small Batch)
I posted a written version of the Oban review over at reddit.com/r/scotch, and I thought I would post it up here as well, cuz... why not? Oban is a town and distillery I had the opportunity to visit, and I found that the town and the spirit had a remarkably similar quality. Like the malt, … Continue reading Oban 14 Year Old: Redux…
A gift that requires me to drink Scotch? Well, there’s worse things in life… I attended a tasting class hosted by the Summerhill location of the LCBO here in Toronto, which was focused on on Highland single malts. They host a number of these events, scheduled by season, and focusing on topics related to wine, beer, … Continue reading Whisky Interlude: An Evening with the Highlands