Category Archives: Tasting

Dalmore Rivers Collection: The Tweed Dram 0

Photo by christianvassdal Known as perhaps the best and most prolific of the salmon-fishing rivers, the Tweed River is both celebrated and supported by the release of the third of this series of Dalmore rivers collection bottlings: the Tweed Dram. A lighter and more delicate scotch than the previous two (Tay and Dee), this has […]

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 […]