This is another sample purchase during my visit to the Whisky Collector’s bar in Dornoch at the Castle hotel. If you’re ever in Sutherland or visiting a nearby distillery such as Glenmorangie or Balblair, then I’d seriously recommend the detour. Whisky bars that offer such a wide range of whiskies from across the world and from bygone eras are very rare. So put down that copy of Whisky Magazine with their suggested whisky bars for a moment and pencil this one in.
Enough of the history, lets move onto the contents that matter most:
I cherish opportunities like this to experience malts from a bygone era. Much is said about computerised Scotch today compared to what the human craft aspect produced decades ago. Only by tasting releases such as these can I make a judgement for myself.