Author Archives: Dubber

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Dee Dram 7

Photo by aldenchadwick The second in the series of the four Dalmore Rivers whiskies is the Dee Dram. Quite a different character to the Tay I tasted yesterday. It’s more bitter – not in an unpleasant way, but in the way that dark chocolate, espresso beans and walnuts are more bitter than cake. In fact, […]

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Tay Dram 0

Photo by Jackal1 It’s not often you get charity whisky. And you wouldn’t necessarily associate your favourite dram with an ecological cause. But Dalmore have launched a series of whiskies specifically to raise money to protect Scotland’s rivers. It’s not the first time they’ve done this – the Dalmore Dee Dram was launched last year […]

Pre-Santa Fettercairn tasting 0

Seasons greetings, whisky enthusiasts and people who have stumbled across our blog by mistake while looking for something else entirely. We decided to squeeze in one more tasting before Christmas, partly because we’re not going to be in the same place at the same time for a few weeks, but mostly because we’d come into […]

I can’t go for that… 0

We got together for a bit of a pre-Christmas tasting. We started proceedings with a miniature bottle of 1975 Knockando (bottled in 1989 – so that makes it a 14 year old). The cork had all but disintegrated, and the level had dropped significantly, so we suspect that some of the alcohol had evaporated from […]

The Jura Project 0

We’re on the isle of Jura all this week, working on an online music project. Whyte and Mackay have commissioned Clutch to be a composer-in-residence on the island, and we’re staying in the Jura lodge, which is right next to the distillery. The Jura Project is a process of composition and recording on the island […]