Author Archives: Steve Prentice

Review: The Balvenie Peat Week 14yo

The Balvenie Peat Week 14yo – 48.3% Info: Peat Week has been aged for 14 Years, it’s 2002 vintage. 100% of highland peated malt (30ppm) used. Non-chill filtered, fully matured in American oak casks. Colour: Bright gold with a slight autumn tint. … Continue reading

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Review: Jura One And All

Jura One And All (20yo) – 51% abv Info: Limited edition to celebrate the island and it’s islanders, it’s also been chosen by them as well. It’s matured in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels and prepared with Jura aged in … Continue reading

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Review: Diageo Special Releases 2017

Diageo Special Releases 2017 It’s that time of year again where Diageo roll out their Special Releases and treat us with goodies that you might not normally find in their range. I’ve been lucky enough to attend the launch event, … Continue reading

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Review: Glen Garioch 21yo (Abbey Whisky)

Glen Garioch 21yo (Abbey Whisky) – 55% abv Info: Distilled in 1994, this is the 6th release from Abbey Whisky’s Rare Casks series of Glen Garioch. Matured in a refill hogshead, no colour, or chill filtration. 126 bottles. Colour: Clear and … Continue reading

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Review: Jura Tastival 2017

Jura Tastival 2017 – 51% abv Info: Made using whiskies finished in American oak bourbon barrels and Douro Valley Port pipes from Graham’s. Natural cask strength, no chill-filtration. Colour: Summer rich golden with slight orange pink tints. Nose: Rich and … Continue reading

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Review: Redbreast Whisky’s #RedbreastDreamCask event

Redbreast Whisky’s #RedbreastDreamCask event Back in May, as part of the celebrations for World Whisky Day I was one of the lucky folk to be invited along to Billy Leighton’s Redbreast Dream Cask event over on Facebook. It was a … Continue reading

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Head to Head: Summery British Blackcurrant Liqueurs

Head to Head: Summery British Blackcurrant Liqueurs During the summer there’s nothing I like more than finding alternatives to malt, sometimes a change just hits the spot. I love a cold drink of Ribena, so I went on a quest to … Continue reading

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