April 18, 2013
The fruity flavours in this old malt are outstanding, but the tannic wood notes are on the verge of getting out of control. – Rating: 84/100
April 7, 2013
The fruity flavours of this old malt are wonderful but the wood has already left a noticeable footprint. – Rating: 87/100
September 1, 2012
The label doesn’t lie: it is a gentle dram, not a smack into your face, a well-behaved fruity malt for easy sipping. – Rating: 81/100
April 3, 2012
For a malt of this age I was a little disappointed. It’s good, but really not exceptional. – Rating: 84/100
May 18, 2011
The new expression of Tomintoul is a smooth and pleasant sherried dram. It is slightly dry but not overly woody. Rating: 84/100
July 20, 2009
Nocticeably better than its unpeated cousin but cannot really cope with good Islay malts – Score: 75/100
July 20, 2009
Middle-of-the-road malt. Doesn’t hurt the palate but is soon forgotten. – Score: 71/100
January 4, 2013
A closer look at an interesting phenomenon.
September 22, 2012
I have done some number crunching with the bottle data in the Whisky Monitor to see if there is a noticeable trend how independent bottlings do for a specific distillery.
March 9, 2012
Here is my selection of distilleries that let their whisky do the talking.
May 14, 2011
On the Saturday and Sunday of the Spirit of Speyside Festival the Dufftown Whisky Fair was being held at the Memorial Hall which is located not too far away from the central Clock Tower at the Square.
May 12, 2011
Some distilleries are not normally open for visitors. Only for the Spirit of Speyside Festival Diageo opens the doors to Mortlach.