Advent: Day 16 – Invergordon 42 Year Old Batch 6

Another impressively old whisky and once again it’s a single grain, this time from Invergordon. It’s not often seen outside of independent bottlers but that wasn’t always the case. In 1990, a 10 Year Old expression was released that was apparently “targeted specifically at the female market” – I’m not sure quite what makes grain… Read more »

Advent: Day 15 – Miltonduff 8 Year Old Batch 2

Miltonduff  seems to have a lot in common with Glenburgie – a rather anonymous little distillery owned by Pernod Ricard, with most of it’s production either headed for Ballantine’s or Chivas Regal (depending on what you read!) Miltonduff 8 Year Old Batch 2 is bottled at a very approachable 45.5% ABV. The nose is full of… Read more »

Advent: Day 14 – TBWC Ben Nevis Batch 3

There’s a part of me that is slightly disappointed that the Ben Nevis distillery is at the foot of Ben Nevis, rather than perched precariously on the top of our highest mountain. Ok, so it wouldn’t be very practical and they might have a struggle getting the grain trucks all the way up there, but… Read more »