Author Archives: Steve Prentice

Review: Bowmore 18 Year Old (Travel Retail)

Bowmore 18 Year Old (Travel Retail) – 43% abv Info: Bowmore recently unveiled three new duty-free exclusive malts, aged 10, 15 & 18 years, marking a return to age statements for the first time in five years. The 18yo is described … Continue reading

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Review: The Entertainer by Compass Box

The Entertainer by Compass Box – 46% abv Info: Released over four years ago, The Entertainer by Compass Box is an exclusive whisky to Selfridges, so a slightly more unusual Compass Box dram to find. 1000 bottles produced. Colour: Bright and … Continue reading

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Review: Lagavulin 1994 Distillers Edition

Lagavulin 1994 Distillers Edition – 43% abv Info: Lagavulin, finished in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks. Yum. Distilled 1994, bottled 2010. 43% abv. Colour: Rusty gold, slightly orangey. Nose: On the nose you’ve got those sassy Lagavulin notes; sweet peat, ozone, salty … Continue reading

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Bumper Review: The Wood Makes the Whisky | Gordon and MacPhail

The Wood Makes the Whisky | Gordon and MacPhail Below you’ll find a bumper review of 18 G&M whiskies, but first let’s take a quick look at why I’m reviewing these whiskies in the first place… In short, it’s all … Continue reading

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Multi Review: Eleven Douglas Laing Single Malts

Eleven Douglas Laing Single Malts As a Douglas Laing Fellow (that’s basically a voluntary brand ambassador) I’m lucky enough to get sent quite a few samples from time to time, along with lots of other goodies. (What a great Christmas jumper … Continue reading

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Multi Review: Five Douglas Laing Single Grains

Five Douglas Laing Single Grains Douglas Laing independently bottle single malt whiskies and single grain whiskies under various different brands within their range. Let’s take a look at five of their single grain whiskies, ranging from a younger 11yo right … Continue reading

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Review: Yula II 21 Years Old (Douglas Laing)

Yula II – 21 Years Old – 52.3% abv Info: Yula II 21 Years Old from Douglas Laing was released a year after the first Yula was released and becomes the second in a trilogy of limited editions. Colour: Light summary gold. … Continue reading

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