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Ardmore, G&M, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[9 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Ardmore 1996–Gordon & MacPhail [The wood makes the whisky]

Gordon & MacPhail recently launched their ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’ campaign, highlighting the importance of this essential element in the whisky maturation process.
for that matter they have selected a special series of whiskies to showcase their philosophy on carefully matching spirit with oak in order to ensure a premium taste.
For over 120 years Gordon & MacPhail has carefully matched …

Featured, G&M, Glen Grant, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[29 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Glen Grant 1950-2015, 65yo G&M for Wealth Solutions

Time to end this year with some really special drams,the first of which is a quite unique in a few respects : First of all it was distilled in 1950, yes nineteen fifty, yes 25 years before I was even born which is cool, very cool. What also makes it cool is the ABV it is bottled. At first I …

Featured, G&M, Headline, Mortlach, Tasting Notes »

[6 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Mortlach 75 Years Old by Gordon & MacPhail Review and impressions

Phil is our correspondent in London (as well as helping out with certain muling operations which are top secret (hehe). He was kind enough to accept the opportunity and go to the Mortlach 75 year old unveiling event last week in London. Here’s his lovely guest post. He’s a natural isn’t he?

Being the official mule of the Whisky Israel blog …

Balblair, G&M, Headline, Independent Bottling, Tasting Notes »

[12 May 2015 | One Comment | ]
Balblair 1993–G&M cask #1962–Sherry time!

Big bold sherried Balblair, anyone?
A few weeks/ months ago (who remembers) I was able to share a bottle of this big sherry Balblair with some mates. Something told me this was worth getting. I was right …
Balblair 21 Year Old 1993 (cask 1962) – Cask Strength (G&M) , 53.4% , £87(available at MOM)
Nose: not that this comes as a surprise …

Featured, G&M, Headline, Linkwood, Tasting Notes »

[18 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Linkwood 1991-2009  [G&M for Van Wees] Cask #7271

When a good Linkwood comes around, I can not say no. Last night I was visiting a good whisky friend, and we shared a few drams. This was the first, and maybe the highlight of the evening (with another Linkwood by Cadenheads being runner up). Can’t ask for more.
Linkwood 1991-2009 , G&M for Van Wees Cask #7271 , 53.1 % , …

Benromach, Featured, G&M, Headline, Highlands, Tasting Notes »

[23 Sep 2014 | 8 Comments | ]
Older Benromachs rock too–Benromach 1976

After the brilliant 10 year old, comes a much older, and much more expensive vintage Benromach – the 1976. Only one year younger than yours truly, it’s really at the age when whisky begins to display those “old” characteristics, i love so much. at £485 (at The whisky exchange), it’s not a cheap dram at all, and it’s aimed at …

Benromach, Featured, G&M, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[21 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
The affordable whisky that could: Benromach 10

We do not often remember this, but most people drink blended whisky, and those who do drink single malts often opt for the affordable malts which some of us whisky geeks find “boring” : The Glen Livet 12, the Glenfiddich 12 etc, or in short: single malts under 30 quid.
It’s been long since i tried anything from Benromach, now owned …

BlackAdder, Featured, G&M, Headline, Independent Bottling, Tasting Notes, The Macallan »

[17 Jun 2014 | One Comment | ]
Two very different Indie Macallans (G&M and Blackadder)

Macallan. That Iconic distillery, which by now I suspect is more of a monetary instrument in the whisky investment portfolio than actually a drinking whisky for most… Or is it?
With the surging prices of OB Macallans (Have you seen the price of say a 18 year old sherry oak? a 30 year old Sherry Oak? if you can find any), …

Featured, G&M, Headline, Tasting Notes, The Macallan »

[29 Dec 2013 | 9 Comments | ]
Finishing 2013 with a bang : G & M Macallan Speymalt 1970

I’ve posted my summary of 2013 and it was indeed a dramtastic year for me. What better than to finish it with a bang! and this dram my friends, is nothing short of that. It’s stellar. And although it’s expensive, It’s not by any means THAT expensive. So you might actually be able to buy a bottle or share one …

Caol Ila, Cask Strength, G&M, Headline, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[15 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
G&M Caol Ila 2000 Cask #309558-309559

One of the nice things about getting samples from whisky mates, is that you sometimes get additional stuff you never expected. this one is just like that. A cask strength release of 2000 vintage Caol Ila. This is a marriage of two casks which have been matured in first fill Sherry butts, before being bottled on June 2012 by G&M. …