The latest drams to hit the shelves...
Ardbeg 'Traigh Bhan' 19 years old 46.2%
For the first time in 20 years, the Ardbeg distillery on Islay has released a new age statement whisky, Traigh Bhan (pronounced tri van) which is matured for 19 years in ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks. The tasting notes from Mickey Heads and Dr. Bill Lumsden describe a wonderfully complex dram, with notes of smoky pineapple, pine resin, ...
Glenmorangie 'Quinta Ruban' 14 years old 46%
Glenmorangie's famous Quinta Ruban has been re-released, now as a 14 year old instead of the previous 12 years. Like others in the range, this whisky starts its life maturing in ex-bourbon casks from America, before a final maturing to 'finish' the whisky in big port casks. The aroma starts rich with Turkish delight, citrus and honeysuckle, movi...
Thompson Bros. Organic Highland Gin 45.7% 500ml
Distilled in the heart of the beautiful village of Dornoch, north of Inverness, this organic gin is produced by brothers Phil and Simon Thompson owners of the legendary Dornoch Whisky Bar and Castle. Made from 10% organic floor-malted barley spirit and 90% organic grain neutral spirit, it features some surprising botanicals such as freeze-dried ...
Little Biddy Gin 40%
Region: New Zealand
Produced at the Reefton Distillery on the west coast of South Island of New Zealand. Locally foraged botanicals including Tarata, Horopito, Rimu, and Douglas fir all feature, infusing a distinctively NZ flavour to this gin. As the gin is unfiltered, it may go cloudy with the addition of water or tonic, this shows that all of the natural oils are...