Category Archives: Fun

Review: SWIG and their Amazing Hip Flasks

“9 months ago, David Galbraith sold everything he owned and moved across the country to pursue his vision of making the world’s best hip flask brand. SWIG® is a seamless stainless-steel Hip Flask which can be supplied with a wide … Continue reading

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Review: Clan Mackenzie Dinner at Dalmore & The Dalmore Distillery Exclusive 2015

Clan Mackenzie International Gathering Dinner at The Dalmore Distillery (plus a review of The Dalmore Distillery Exclusive 2015!) Recently I had the good fortune to be invited along to the Clan Mackenzie International Gathering Dinner at The Dalmore distillery. Hosted by … Continue reading

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Multi Review: anCnoc 12yo, 2000 & 18yo

Multi Review: anCnoc 12yo, 2000 and 18yo A #ModernTradition Twitter Tasting As luck would have it, I’ve been invited along to a Twitter Tasting to try out some lovely drams from the Knockdhu distillery, otherwise known as anCnoc on the shelves (so … Continue reading

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Press Launch & Review: Glenmorangie Tusail

Glenmorangie Tùsail Recently Glenmorangie launched Tùsail, the 6th release in their yearly Private Edition series of malts… most of which form some part of experimentation by Glenmo’s main man, Dr Bill Lumsden. (See below for my review tasting notes.) This … Continue reading

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My Dewar’s Last Great Malts Trip – Day Two

         So, I’ve been on a Last Great Malts trip, kindly put on by Dewar’s… To read about day one of the trip, go here. Day 2, and it’s a bright and early start. Actually, I tell a … Continue reading

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My Dewar’s Last Great Malts Trip – Day One

         Last week I was one of a lucky few to be invited up to Scotland by Dewar’s to look around their distilleries. Termed the ‘Last Great Malts’, Dewar’s have taken the step to release single malt whiskies … Continue reading

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Trip to Old Pulteney

Recently there was a press trip to various Inver House Distillers Ltd distilleries, and being the kind folk that they are they had noticed I was on holiday in Inverness for the week and so invited me up for the … Continue reading

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Balblair Tasting at Milroys

During this week I found myself in London for work, and as happy coincidence would have it in the evening there was a Blablair tasting hosted at Milroys by the distillery’s manager John MacDonald. He’s a top gent and very … Continue reading

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Review: Old St. Andrews whisky range

Old St. Andrews Tweet Tasting: A review of the range Recently I took part in an online Twitter Tasting to have a look at four of the Old St. Andrews range of whiskies. You may have seen these in tourist shops, they’re in … Continue reading

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News & Review: Maverick Drinks’ Reference Series additions

The World’s First Educational Range of Whisky Just Got Bigger So, last month saw Maverick Drinks update their Reference Series with 9 of the latest additions. There’s a quick review of four of those releases below, but first let’s look at … Continue reading

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