Advent: Day 1 – TBWC Blended Malt No. 1 Batch 1

December is somehow already here, which means that once again I get to share a month of wonderful whiskies with you all, courtesy of the magnificent Advent Calendars from Master Of Malt. After last year’s bourbon-filled calendar, this year I have That Boutique-y Whisky Company’s Advent Calendar to explore. I’ve reviewed a few drams from TBWC… Read more »

Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2013

As regular readers will know, I’m a big fan of Islay whiskies. And one of my favourite distilleries on that island is Kilchoman. Established in 2005 and – for now – the youngest distillery on Islay, every year brings new whiskies to their range and every whisky tastes better than the last! Loch Gorm is their sherry-aged… Read more »

Whisky Wednesday: Murray McDavid Twitter Tasting

Murray McDavid are a ‘whisky bottler’, which means that although they aren’t a distillery themselves, they mature, blend and bottle whisky from across Scotland to produce their own distinct offerings. I’ve had more than a few of their bottlings before, and almost took part in their Twitter Tasting last year – until the Royal Mail conspired… Read more »

Advent: Day 23 – Blanton’s Straight From the Barrel

Another bourbon from Blanton’s, having previously enjoyed their Gold Edition. It’s nice to see that when it comes to their single barrel offerings, Blanton’s clearly label each bottle with the barrel details – worth bearing in mind, given that the bourbon will vary from barrel to barrel. Blanton’s Straight From The Barrel is the high end… Read more »