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 »

Advent: Day 12 – TBWC Glenburgie Batch 2

I have to confess that I’ve never come across Glenburgie before. Apparently owned by Pernod Ricard, much of it’s production goes into Ballantine’s – but other than that it seems to be a remarkably anonymous distillery. Still, many of the independent bottlers seem to extract a cask or two from the distillery which is probably… Read more »

Advent: Day 11 – Ardmore 10 Year Old Batch 1

I have to admit that for quite a while, I’d assumed that Ardmore was one of those made-up distilleries that independent bottlers use when they’re not allowed to admit where a whisky has come from. To my Islay-obsessed eyes, this was clearly a not-so-subtle nod to Ardbeg. Of course, the ‘Ard’ prefix crops up all… Read more »