Whisky Musings – Glengoyne 15 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

Glengoyne 10 Year Old 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.

Whisky Musings #5 – Blair Athol 19 (Cadenhead Small Batch)

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)

Oban 14 Year Old: Redux…

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…

Whisky Interlude: An Evening with the Highlands

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