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Borders Single Grain Whisky

InstaDram: Cost: £50 approx Appearance: Pale honey colour, straw yellows. Aroma: Honey, raisins, rum, green apples, sweets, caramelised sugar and sherry. Taste: Broad flat tones, sherry, tiny pepper notes, nuts, […]

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Few Rye – Rye Spirit

InstaDram: Cost: £55-65 Appearance: Carefully aged iron bru. Aroma: Honey, glacier cherries, fruit, brown sugar and gingerbread. Taste: Cherries, white pepper, bran, molasses, rye, plums, oats and orange peel. Mouthfeel: Fiery, dry, smoke […]

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Paul John – Bold

I’ve become accustomed to lovely whisky from Paul John, so it was no surprise to me that this was a strong offering.  The two surprising elements to this dram were the […]

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Kavalan – Sherry Oak

Finally a chance to review a Taiwanese offering, from the very prestigious and ever more well known King Car Distillery – the Kavalan Sherry Oak. When I tasted this, I […]

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Talisker Storm

Continuing on the theme of supermarket whiskies, tonight I’m drinking a Talisker Storm. This has long intrigued me as I’ve continually seen it in supermarkets for at least £10 below […]

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Millstone – 5 Year Old

Number three in our Dutch Weber and Trings tasting session. This was a lovely little malty number, and I think my favourite overall.  Whisky for me is a chance to treat […]

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Ardbeg – Uigeadail

It’s Christmas, and I got a lovely bottle of Ardbeg Uigeadail from my folks this year. I’ve just had cheese on toast and I’m watching an episode of House where […]