Advent: Day 5 – Bowmore 12 Year Old

I’m very happy to say that we’ve reached the magical island of Islay, and it’s only day 5! Bowmore 12 is the one of the distillery’s entry level whiskies, competing with Legend to steal the crown of cheapest – and arguably best value – Bowmore. The nose is pure Bowmore; gentle peat smoke dancing with… Read more »

Advent: Day 4 – Jura Diurachs’ Own

Today we head back to Scotland, and off to the islands – specifically, the Isle of Jura on the west coast (just next to my favourite of them all, Islay). This is another whisky I’ve enjoyed before, this time as part of Jura’s Tastival. Jura Diurach’s Own is a 16 year old dram. It’s name… Read more »