Booze

Port Askaig 8 Year Old

Aroma: This whisky has a marshmallow sweetness, which is counterpointed with a chimney smoke. Imagine eating Tunnocks Tea Cake whilst emptying day old ashes from a log burner. Call it salty or seaweedy, but there […]

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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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Grants – Ailsa Bay

When you start drinking whisky, you are desperate to try new drams and to find ones that are both of good value and ones that you can get from the […]

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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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Laphraoig – Quarter Cask

Some things just don’t work. Take sofa beds for example. Nobody has ever had a great nights sleep on the tiny, foldable mattress that a sofa bed provides (or certainly […]

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Ardbeg – Ten Year Old

When you start drinking whisky, there are some bottles that almost cry out to be drunk. They are the recommendations that you always hear from people, they come up in […]