Kilchoman 4 2011 PX KWM Cask 446 & Kilchoman 5 2010 KWM Cask 440

And now to finish up my series called “There will be Kilchoman till the score is paid”, in which I review Kilchoman until I run out of Kilchoman. It’s a simple concept. I’ve run out. Originally I wanted to post three Kensington Wine Market Kilchoman store picks. They are located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, before everyone starts asking about where in Kensington these exist. However… Continue reading Kilchoman 4 2011 PX KWM Cask 446 & Kilchoman 5 2010 KWM Cask 440

Arran-mageddon: 12 reviews of Arran single casks, LEs and crazy finishes

So I’m at the precipice of hitting both 300 scotch reviews and 500 total whisky reviews on reddit and plotted out my path to those milestones. Inspired by /u/tomodera‘s recent Arran-pocalypse posts (Part 1, Part 2), I decided to do a smaller multi of the Arran drams I haven’t posted here in the past. It’s kind of like the B-movie version of his post… it’s Piranha … Continue reading Arran-mageddon: 12 reviews of Arran single casks, LEs and crazy finishes

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

Review: Amrut Virgin Oak (Kensington Wine Market Exclusive)

Appearance: 1.8, Old Oak Nose: Caramel, chocolate, grainy, malty, menthol, rich oak, leather, ginger, pepper steak, almost some red stone fruits here too. Normally with Amrut single casks, you get mostly the core Amrut profile with an accent of the cask type, not so here. The Amrut profile is there, but it is dominated by a rich spice and sweetness. This is not an out … Continue reading Review: Amrut Virgin Oak (Kensington Wine Market Exclusive)