Ballechin, 10 year old (from Edradour)

Ballechin, 10 year old (from Edradour)

Edradour is one of those whiskies for me. From first taste of their Natural Cask Strength bottling, I fell in love with what was once the smallest distillery in Scotland, until it was outshrunk by Strathearn. That expression is an Oloroso-cask aged for about 13 years,...
The GlenDronach, Cask Strength & Sherried

The GlenDronach, Cask Strength & Sherried

Grandfathers are influential people; they can set you on a trajectory that could make or break a life depending on how you let them. I grew up with only one living grandfather; who could be both great fun and a difficult old bastard. But through a childhood that was...
Tomatin 15, Tempranillo

Tomatin 15, Tempranillo

If all whiskies have stories, which I believe to be true – then some whiskies have layers of story and memory attached. It either comes with a story or you feel compelled to make one up. For me, the Tomatin 15 Tempranillo is one of those whiskies full of story....
The Glenturret, 17 years

The Glenturret, 17 years

There are two real benefits to drinking out, instead of drinking in – no matter how great your home selection is. The first, is and will always be, the company you keep when you go out. Fellow lovers of whisky and good people congregate in good places. Second,...