Glenfiddich Fire And Cane Sparks The Unexpected

Glenfiddich – the world’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky – launches the fourth concept in its Experimental Series with Glenfiddich Fire & Cane, a smoky whisky finished in sweet rum casks. Fire & Cane is inspired by the early innovation of Glenfiddich Malt Master Brian Kinsman, who in 2003, first ran peated spirit throughContinue reading “Glenfiddich Fire And Cane Sparks The Unexpected”

Distinguished Father’s Day Whisky For A Dignified Dad

If your dad is a dignified chap, then The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) has the perfect gift for him this Father’s Day (Sunday 17th June 2018), with a special offer of membership to the SMWS including a limited edition single malt ‘For a dignified dad’ for only £130. This 20-year-old Speyside whisky has maturedContinue reading “Distinguished Father’s Day Whisky For A Dignified Dad”

New Peated Single Malt Showcases The Balvenie In Entirely Different Way

The Balvenie, the most handcrafted single malt Scotch whisky, reimagines a classic Speyside style whisky with the release of an exceptional peated expression – The Balvenie Peat Week Aged 14 Years (2002 Vintage), available initially in a select number of markets. The Balvenie Peat Week is the product of trials undertaken by The Balvenie’s MaltContinue reading “New Peated Single Malt Showcases The Balvenie In Entirely Different Way”


Tamdhu. One of the oldest whisky names in Scotland, yet personally I don’t think It crosses many people minds when talking about whisky. It’s not for the lack of wanting to, I believe looking at it all, it’s quietly being the bedrock of Scottish spirits. Quite a bold statement I suppose, so I better backContinue reading “Tamdhu”

Two New Speyside Single Malts Released As Tormore Reveals New Look

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has released two new small batch, single malt whiskies from its Speyside distillery, Tormore. The launch of Tormore 14 Year Old and Tormore 16 Year Old, both produced in limited quantities from a small number of carefully-selected casks, coincides with a new identityContinue reading “Two New Speyside Single Malts Released As Tormore Reveals New Look”

Manchester Whisky Club Review – February

The end of last month saw me miss out on attending the latest Manchester Whisky Club meeting, but not one to miss out too much, the drams were picked up a few days back and enjoyed at my own leisure. This months theme had a look at Speyside, but specifically 5 bottles that all came inContinue reading “Manchester Whisky Club Review – February”

The Glenlivet

The Glenlivet is another one of those whisky brands that I have come across a fair few times and have managed to amass tasting notes on each occasion. So it makes sense to bring them all together and to also showcase its new expression Alpha. But first, who are The Glenlivet? * Glenlivet is locatedContinue reading “The Glenlivet”

Aberlour Tasting Notes

Aberlour is a Speyside whisky that I have had the pleasure of coming across several times. The nature of my job can sometimes bring together many a whisky note, but never a fully fledged piece on the brands in question. Well it’s about time I write a little bit on one of these names thatContinue reading “Aberlour Tasting Notes”

Drambuie & Drambuie 15 Tasting Notes

Now i’m going to start with a confession – i’ve never tried Drambuie. I was not one for malt whisky or honey back in the day, but ever since i’ve started doing this career, my palate has grown and experienced lots of new flavours. So always up to giving things a second chance, i jumped at theContinue reading “Drambuie & Drambuie 15 Tasting Notes”


Glenfiddich is a staple in the whisky world. Seen by thousands, stocked in venues you frequent and no doubt in many a drinks cabinet at home, the brand is a pioneer in to be fair not only the world of whisky, but spirits in general. For me, Glenfiddich will always have a certain place inContinue reading “Glenfiddich”