Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Old and the New – the changing world of the sherry cask

I recently tasted a bottle of Glenfarclas 10yo with the old-style bottle design. It wouldn’t have been from too long ago – the design changed in 2009 – but tasting it alongside the current expression of the 10yo was a … Continue reading

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Distillery Review: Glen Ord

I spent a week on the Black Isle recently, full of sun, rain and pretty much everything in between, and of course I couldn’t leave without checking out the local distillery. Being the Highlands, ‘local’ means ‘within 50 miles’, but … Continue reading

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Islay’s Ninth Distillery – The Strange Tale of Gartbreck and Ardnahoe

Since Kilchoman was founded in 2005 (an event for which I will ever be grateful) there have been a great many people interested in who might come next. The ability to stamp the word ‘Islay’ proud and clear on your … Continue reading

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