Ardmore SMWS 66.73 “Midnight feast at the pony club camp”

Thanks to /u/Catharticintent and /u/xile_ for samples of this dram. Yup, traded for it twice. I’m smart with a capital D. This is a continuation of my ongoing series that I’m calling “Scotch Malts, Wife’s Selection”, in which my wife goes through my backlog of SMWS (Scotch Malt Whisky Society) samples that I haven’t reviewed yet, pours them blind, and then I review it blind. Peat heads will always start… Continue reading Ardmore SMWS 66.73 “Midnight feast at the pony club camp”

Ardmore SMWS 66.82 “Gritty turned Pretty”

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for sharing a sample of this dram. Starting to see vapour trails at this point. However my tongue still works, which my wife is happy about. Ardmore. It feels like just a few weeks ago that I was recommending Ardmore to someone. I may have been drinking and forgot their name. Not where I was or anything, and I really don’t think they… Continue reading Ardmore SMWS 66.82 “Gritty turned Pretty”

Ardmore Legacy

Replacements are an odd duck. Sometimes we get something better overall, like the main actor in any movie with the Hulk. And sometimes it sucks, like Speed 2: Cruise Control. Today we have a replacement for Ardmore Traditional Cask, a surprise whisky from 2007 that was peated and aged in quarter casks. Like the Speyside cousin of Laphroaig Quarter Cask, I enjoy it. Then in… Continue reading Ardmore Legacy