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A meeting of names.
We review the 6 latest whiskies from independent bottler James Eadie.
A one-off creation from Cadenheads.
We sit down with The Big Strand from a mysterious Islay distillery.
An outrageously entertaining range of very old Islay whiskies from Hunter Laing – ranging from the sublime to the not-so-sublime
I’ve actually run out of things to say about Caol Ila, it’s a difficult distillery after being levelled by a forerunner to Diageo in the..
An interesting, unusual Caol Ila – that has been matured in a Moscatel wine cask – but was on sale as merely an ‘Islay’ whisky
Four more whiskies from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail – and they’re ideal winter warmers
Now in its second year, the Dornoch Whisky Festival has expanded and grown in confidence. A series of new experiences and tastings form an enticing..
Ah, we’re faced with another Caol Ila introduction and the conundrum of how to tackle this popular Islay distillery. The easy option would be to..
My thoughts from Diageo’s recent evening where they announced their new batch of rare whiskies
Two cheeky Caol Ilas. One released for the festival. And one released for the hell of it. One is significantly better than the other.
We go all rare with a 1970’s Caol Ila.
Two new and interesting whiskies from that classy independent bottler Wemyss Malts
The Caol Ila 25 Year Old is a grand old whisky from Islay’s most underrated distillery
I have often spoken of my love for Caol Ila. It’s one of my favourite distilleries, a much neglected Islay gem.
Yes, I’m beating the Caol Ila drum again. Having already found the perfect Caol Ila, this time I was veering away from the distillery releases..
No, I’ve not gone mad. Well not entirely. But what is the point of running a whisky website if I don’t deal with some of..
Long-term readers of Malt will recall that I am something of a secret fan of Caol Ila. It’s certainly not a boutique Islay distillery. It’s..
A double review today. Two drams, both from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Now, I’m not a member… (shush!) but I managed to infiltrate their..
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