Bowmore 14 A.D. Rattray Cask Collection

Thanks to /u/devoz for the sample. And a special call out to /u/criollo_and_barley. I hear this is your version of Viagra. I have oddly enough been on a A.D. Rattray kick, totally not of my own doing. I swapped for three, not even considering reviewing them together. Then my wife said I need to drink so she finds me pretty, and well, I’m pregnant, we’re here,… Continue reading Bowmore 14 A.D. Rattray Cask Collection

Bowmore SMWS 3.228 “A deep, brooding masterpiece”

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for this sample. Bowmore. I’m reviewing a Bowmore after reviewing a bunch of rougher drams. Do we see a potential pattern? That said, Bowmore SMWS 3.228 “A deep, brooding masterpiece” is a bit of a different fish. First off, it’s much, much older than the last few drams I’ve reviewed. Second up, there are a few Bowmore’s that I’ve enjoyed. Tempest, Laimrig, and… Continue reading Bowmore SMWS 3.228 “A deep, brooding masterpiece”

A Night at Feather’s Pub (+3 reviews)

Back in August when my wife and I celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary, she gave me a gift of a night out at Feather’s the pre-eminent scotch bar in Toronto. She gave an amount I could spend on whiskies in whatever fashion I wanted, quantity/quality/both, and would drive me home at the end of the night. pretty sweet deal! So fast forward about 4 months … Continue reading A Night at Feather’s Pub (+3 reviews)

Bowmore SMWS 3.248 “Like a hot coal in the mouth”

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample So it’s me again. With another Single Malt Whisky Society bottling. And another Bowmore. Yadda, yadda, yadda, right? Well not really. See, I originally didn’t go hunting for a sample of SMWS 3.248 “Like a hot coal in the mouth”. Wasn’t even on my radar. I’m off swapping for another 20 some odd samples, so I wasn’t going to risk… Continue reading Bowmore SMWS 3.248 “Like a hot coal in the mouth”

Bowmore SMWS 3.213 “Fresh, inviting, energetic”

Hey, I’m not a fan of Bowmore! Wait! Don’t leave! I meant to say, I’m not normally a fan of Bowmore at a lower strength. Seriously, stop leaving! My bias are what they are. And honestly, I don’t hide from them. I continuously test them and see if they have changed. That’s all I can do. I’m human. We’re all fucking human. There’s mistakes we… Continue reading Bowmore SMWS 3.213 “Fresh, inviting, energetic”