Glenlivet 12 Year Old Review

The Glenlivet 12 year old is one of the most popular whiskies in the world and for many as starter dram into the world of whisky. The Glenlivet distillery was founded in 1824 and is located in Moray in the Speyside region of Scotland. The Glenlivet 12yr is also part of the ‘Classic Malt’ range…

Glenmorangie Milsean Review

The Glenmorangie Milsean is the 7th release in the private edition range from Glenmorangie which release a newer edition every year and this specific bottling was from 2016. The name Milsean in Scots Gaelic means ‘Sweet Things’ and is also pronounced as ‘meel-shawn’. The name links perfectly with the flavour profile behind this whisky as…

Mortlach Special Strength Review

I’m going to review the Mortlach Special Strength, as it’s a whisky I’ve been drinking quite frequently and wanted to share my thoughts and tasting notes with you. If you want to know a little fact into the Mortlach distillery, it was the first legal distillery in 1823 in Dufftown known to many as the…

Glenmorangie Bacalta Review

For today’s post I’m going to review the Glenmorangie Bacalta which is the 8th release in the Private Edition range and the first Glenmorangie which has been finished in Malmsey Madeira casks. The Malmsey Madeira casks are considered to be one of the prized Madeira wines and a rare food finish. The Bacalta is bottled…

Port Charlotte 2007 CC:01 Review

Today’s whisky review will look into the Port Charlotte 2007 CC:01 which is a mouthful to say so I’m going to shorten it down to PC CC:01. Now if this whisky is new to you I’ll explain and decode the name. The PC CC:01 is the first time a Port Charlotte has been finished in…

Talisker Dark Storm Review

Today I look at the travel retail exclusive whisky from the Isle of Skye from the well-known Talisker Distillery the Talisker Dark Storm. Initially released in 2013 and found across most of travel retail in 2014 the Talisker Dark Storm is matured in heavily charred oak cask which gives this expression a richer smoker flavour…

Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or 12 Year Old Review

The Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or is a 12yr old is part of Glenmorangie’s core range which is matured for 10yrs in American White Oak casks and then finally being transferred and finished in Sauternes Casks (white desert wine) for a remaining 2yrs to complete the full maturation to 12yrs. The bottle which I have in this…

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban 12 Year Old Review

The Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban is a 12yr old whisky and part of Glenmorangie’s core range which is matured for 10yrs in American White Oak casks and then finally being finished in Ruby Port Pipes for a remaining 2yrs to total the full maturation to 12yrs. The bottle which I have in this review I picked…

Glenmorangie Lasanta 12 Year Old Review

The Glenmorangie Lasanta is a 12yr old whisky and part of Glenmorangie’s core range which is matured for 10yrs in American White Oak casks and then finally being finished in a combination of Spanish Oloroso Sherry and Pedro Ximinez casks for a remaining 2yrs to give the full maturation of 12yrs. The bottle which I…

Glenmorangie Original 10 Year Review

The Glenmorangie Original is one of the first from the Glenmorangie range which I had the opportunity to try. The bottle which I have in this review I picked up in a set which is called the Explorers set which I bought from Royal Mile Whiskies in London. This set contained the Original, Lasanta &…

The Glenmorangie Bacalta Launch Event

The Glenmorangie Bacalta is the latest release in the Private Edition Range from Glenmorangie. Yesterday I was able to attend the launch party in London thanks to Dave Alcock @WhiskyRepublic & The Glenmorangie Team whilst being joined on the night by Dr Bill Lumsden (Director of Distilling & Whisky Creation at The Glenmorangie) & Brendan…