Reviews

Looking for some thoughts on a dram before you buy? Why not read our in-depth reviews on various expressions to help you decide if they sound like the one for you?

  1. Expert Tasting: Glenglassaugh 50 Year Old

    Expert Tasting: Glenglassaugh 50 Year Old

    Whiskeria's Charlie Maclean transports his tastebuds to the Highland coast with a rare 50-year-old Glenglassaugh.
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  2. Expert Tasting: Glengoyne 50 Year Old

    Expert Tasting: Glengoyne 50 Year Old

    A worthy whisky to toast his newly appointed MBE; Charlie MacLean gives us his thoughts on the oldest Glengoyne to grace his glass.
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  3. Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

    Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

    Love 'em or loathe 'em, Natalie McLaughlin takes a closer look at the sherry bomb phenomenon that has exploded onto the whisky scene.
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  4. Pappy Van Winkle's 23 Year Old - Review

    Pappy Van Winkle's 23 Year Old - Review

    Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve has been described variously as “more a folk tale than a whiskey”, “a unicorn” and “the most hyped bourbon ever,” all on account of its rarity.
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  5. Dalwhinnie Winter's Gold - Review

    Dalwhinnie Winter's Gold - Review

    Bob Christine, manager of Dalwhinnie Distillery when this whisky was made, once told me he could tell whether his malt had been distilled in the winter or the summer months… Dalwhinnie is a viscous, slightly waxy, whisky - largely on account of having worm tubs (more about these later) – and its viscosity increases when the worms are cold.
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  6. Glenfiddich Winter Storm 21 Year Old - Review

    Glenfiddich Winter Storm 21 Year Old - Review

    This is the second batch of the third edition in Glenfiddich’s Experimental Series, begun in September 2016 with IPA and Project XX.
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  7. Benromach 50 Year Old - Review

    Benromach 50 Year Old - Review

    Benromach Distillery was founded in 1898 on Alexander Edward's Sanquhar Estate near Forres but did not go into production until 1909. The reason for the delay is interesting.
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  8. Talisker 41 Year Old - Review

    Talisker 41 Year Old - Review

    Read Charles McLean's Talisker 41 year old review, discussing the history of Talisker and of course, tasting notes.
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  9. Speyburn 10 Year Old - Review

    Speyburn 10 Year Old - Review

    Read our Speyburn 10 year old review, and learn why this 10 year old whisky packs a punch, at an affordable price.
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  10. Loch Lomond 12 Year Old (Whisky Review)

    Loch Lomond 12 Year Old (Whisky Review)

    '…so succulent! Never before seen spice like it, or such sublime balance with the fruity malt…'
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