Drams for the New Year
Dunville's 'Three Crowns' 43.5%
The Dunville's brand has been brought back to life by the founders of one of Ireland's newest distilleries, Echlinville. This is a blend of 4 year old single grain, 10 year old single malt and 15 year old single malt whiskies all of which come together to create a characterful whiskey. Smooth and sweet to start, it has notes of toffee, caramel a...
Kilchoman 'Machir Bay' 46%
Fresh peat smoke mingles with a soft cooked stone fruit sweetness, with layers of smoke. On the palate there is a surge of tangy peat smoke and a vanilla pudding sweetness that leads to a sea-side, peppery smoke. The barley, oak and peat come together in harmony on the finish which is long and peaty. Consistently one of the best whiskies to come...
Speyburn 'Bradan Orach' 40%
A very easy drinking, quaffable single malt Scotch whisky from the Speyburn distillery, situated right on the river Spey. An excellent value dram with flavours of creamy toffee, citrus (particularly oranges, marmalade), delicate floral notes and a drying finish with a wee whiff of smoke in the background. A lovely and easy-to-drink malt from the...
Bladnoch 10 years old 46.7%
Situated in Wigtown in the south west of Scotland, Bladnoch remains one of the most iconic names in Lowland single malt Scotch whisky. After many years of closure and limited production, Bladnoch now returns under new ownership and with a bright future ahead. This 10 year old expression is fully matured in ex-bourbon barrels and shows the classi...
Inchmurrin 18 years old 46%
Inchmurrin whisky is produced at the Loch Lomond distillery, situated at the southern end of the Loch. This 18 year old single malt shows its time in the casks with a woody nature, offering spices and oak flavours. There is a grassy tone to the whisky, combined with soft tropical fruit and citrus as well. A well-rounded and gentle introduction t...
Wolfburn 'Langskip' 58%
Langskip, a norse word for Longship, is the latest release from Scotland's far-north distillery, Wolfburn. This is the first high-strength whisky from the distillery, offering fruity and aromatic notes of dried apple, raisins and dates and rich fruit cake. The palate has maple syrup, dark chocolate and fruit and nut mix. A fading vanilla-sweet f...
Cutty Sark 40% 1 litre
Named after the famous ship, Cutty Sark is a blend of various whiskies from around scotland to create a well-rounded expression with light, refreshingly fruity and floral notes.