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Highland Park Viking Tribe (bottled 2018), 46%

Review #938 (2023) This was an exclusive to Amazon and bottled in 2018. It’s a tribute to communities – particular small communities (you see where it’s going, with the name…

Gun Fighter (Golden Moon), American Rye – Double Cask Rum Finish, 50%

Review #937 (2023) This is aged for a minimum six months in new American oak casks, and then finished in used American oak casks that previously held rum. A mix…

Gun Fighter (Golden Moon), American Rye – Double Cask Port Finish, 50%

Review #936 (2023) This is aged for a minimum six months in new American oak casks, and then finished in used French oak casks that previously held California port-style wine.…

Gun Fighter (Golden Moon), American Bourbon – Double Cask Port Finish, 50%

Review #935 (2023) This is aged for a minimum six months in new American oak casks, and then finished in used French oak casks that previously held California port-style wine.…

Borders Malt & Rye (WS:01), 40%

Review #934 (2023) This is the first edition in the “Workshop Series” and is a Blended Scotch (63.8% grain whisky and 36.2% Single Malt), but with all the whisky from…

Glen Flagler 5 yo, Rare All-Malt Scotch, 40%

Review #933 (2023) This is a 100% Pot Still whisky. I’m not convinced that this is a single malt – it might just be a blended malt – but that…

Macallan 29 yo (1985/2015), SMWS 24.128, 51.1%

Review #??? (2015) It is called ’Posh ladies on the prom!’ and only 209 bottles were made from a Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead. Lots of peppermint (like After Eight) on the…

Macallan 16 yo (1989/2005), A.D. Rattray, 51.3%

Review #127 (2015) This from the ‘Individual Cask Bottling’ and is from a hogshead. It is from cask number 3492 and only 248 bottles were made. The smell is light…

Travel log #1 – Clydeside Distillery 2023

Glasgow, a city renowned for its industrial talent, has carved out a name for itself in the world of whisky. One distillery that stands proudly on the banks of the…

Slyrs, 51 Fifty-One, 51%

Review #255 (2016) This is a mix of three different types of casks. Sherry, Port and Sauternes to be precise. A funny mix in the smell. Sweet and fruity and…