Ledaig SMWS 42.27 “Smoked, aged Riesling”

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample Incase you missed my last post, recently I was at a meeting to discuss a whisky tasting event and ended up needing to try some Ledaig, which is pronounced Le-Check, because Gaelic, that’s why. So last time we had a nine year old Ledaig that was distilled in October 2006. This time we have… a nine year old Ledaig that was… Continue reading Ledaig SMWS 42.27 “Smoked, aged Riesling”

Ledaig SMWS 42.22 “Brave the elements”

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample As part of an important meeting to discuss an upcoming whisky tasting event (super important) it came up that one of us had not reviewed many Ledaig offerings. By the way, that’s pronounced “Le-check”, because Gaelic doesn’t give a fuck. As such, we ‘had’ to go about the very important detail of reviewing some single cask offerings from Ledaig, starting with Ledaig… Continue reading Ledaig SMWS 42.22 “Brave the elements”

Glenburgie Archives 1995

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample. As many of you have seen, there’s some holes in my posts. And by holes, I mean that I’ve done over 1117 reviews and some distilleries have slipped through. I mean, I’m actually human, contrary to some of the popsicle stick body part rumours that are out there. One of the many distilleries I’ve missed is Glenburgie. No, this wasn’t made… Continue reading Glenburgie Archives 1995

Littlemill 26 The Whisky Agency Bottled Letters

I recently had the chance to try a sample of the upcoming Toronto Whisky Society bottling. More on that in the future. Far into the future. Unless you ask or are part of it, then you’ll find out. So we tried the sample of the bottling, had some excellent snacks (provided by Igor’s wife, who is brilliant at baking), and then some Turkish coffee to… Continue reading Littlemill 26 The Whisky Agency Bottled Letters

Caol Ila 11 2005 Gordon & MacPhail bottled for Kensington Wine Market

Thanks to /u/devoz for the sample. Why not include this in my multi-review of a bunch of Caol Ilas? Cause it came later. Also I did a lot of work between then and now and don’t want to have to change all my numbering. Also I’m lazy. Let’s not forget that. Young peated malts are an exception to a rule about young malt, I’m finding. Where… Continue reading Caol Ila 11 2005 Gordon & MacPhail bottled for Kensington Wine Market

Aberlour SMWS 54.38 “Confectionery and carpenters”

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample. When one says “Aberlour”, what comes to mind? If you said “Sherry Casks”, you may have thought I said Glenfarclas. Or maybe not. If we look through the Aberlour line-up, it would seem that they have stocks in the Spanish fortified wine market. Or rather they’ve figured out their juice melds well with some sherry influence. And there’s nothing wrong… Continue reading Aberlour SMWS 54.38 “Confectionery and carpenters”

Caol Ila Reviews [1000th whisky network review/600th Scotch review]

Nearly 5 years ago I posted my first review on reddit, with the intent of starting to review whisky. I had just come back from visiting the UK for the first of three trips. On two more trips I would do 50 reviews in the UK to make up for the 0 on the first trip, as well as missing some rarer whiskies there. I’ve… Continue reading Caol Ila Reviews [1000th whisky network review/600th Scotch review]