Glen Breton Rare 19 Ice Cask Strength Single Malt

So in our group, I’m at the heart of an odd, but fun situation. Anyone who has either drank with me or have read my mystery reviews knows I am bad at them. Also anyone who knows me knows that I speak with confidence when discussing anything, because I worked in marketing, and literally if you don’t act like you know 100% of everything all… Continue reading Glen Breton Rare 19 Ice Cask Strength Single Malt

Glen Garioch 15: The Renaissance – Chapter I [For Real this Time]

Thanks to /u/throzen for bringing this dram to our latest tasting (that I’ve written up). So I’m in a bar in Dublin a year ago, and they don’t have the Irish whiskey I wanted. So I order a Scotch. The bartender isn’t that well trained. Based on the alcohol percentage, and me being very full (food was great) and maybe drunk (did I not mention I… Continue reading Glen Garioch 15: The Renaissance – Chapter I [For Real this Time]

Ben Nevis 18 The Maltman

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for bringing this dram to our latest tasting (that I’ve written up). I will now try and explain the current situation of buying alcohol in Ontario. Please don’t leave. (cue Bush clip of “Please clap” here). I’m topical. Okay, so back in 1916, Ontario kept up it’s Tsundere love of the US by implementing Prohibition of Alcohol. Which ended up lasting until 1927,… Continue reading Ben Nevis 18 The Maltman

Ardbeg 23 Darkness! Oloroso Cask Finish

Welcome to the current ongoing series I’m calling “I’m Ar-begging you to stop making these puns”, in which I review all of the Ardbeg samples I’ve had sitting around, unreviewed. So far in my reviews of older 90s Ardbeg samples, all of them have been ex-bourbon casks. And that’s not a bad thing. Currently sherry casks are only seasoned, and the quality of these casks… Continue reading Ardbeg 23 Darkness! Oloroso Cask Finish

Ardbeg 23 1991 Douglas Laing Director’s Cut

Welcome to the current ongoing series I’m calling “I’m Ar-begging you to stop making these puns”, in which I review all of the Ardbeg samples I’ve had sitting around, unreviewed. Alright, so we have more early 90s Ardbeg, this time one sourced by Doulas Laing as part of their Director’s Cut series. For those of you who have missed them, I’ve been going through some… Continue reading Ardbeg 23 1991 Douglas Laing Director’s Cut