Home » Archive

Articles in the Whyte & Mackay Category

Featured, Headline, mackinlay's, Tasting Notes, Whyte & Mackay »

[21 Jan 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Mackinlays (Shackleton) take II :  “The Journey”

I reviewed the original Shackleton whisky back in 2011, and really like it, from the amazing story and history, to the lovely blending work done by “The nose” Richard Paterson. And here we are one year or so later, with another Shckleton expression, this time called “The Journey”. I will not trouble you with much history this time, as I …

Competition, Featured, Headline, Whyte & Mackay »

[13 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Shackleton’s whisky meets the Iphone App.

Whisky and Smartphones , a great combo.
A lovely new PR campaign for the W&M Shackleton whisky. Usually I do not post PR stuff, but this one is way too cool to miss. What can be better than mixing whisky and social media, and this time with a great idea : The folks from W&M have hidden bottles of the Shackleton …

Blends, Featured, Headline, Tasting Notes, Whyte & Mackay »

[29 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tasting the Whyte & Mackay 13 and 19 year old

Yesterday I wrote about the W&M Google+ tasting session, which was lovely, but too fast for me to really dive into those two blends and really appreciate them. SO, I revisited them the day after for a complete tasting note session. It’s weird that I have not tasted those two prior to that tasting, since i really like the 22 …

Dalmore, Featured, Headline, Jura, Online Tasting Event, Whyte & Mackay »

[28 Aug 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
The first online Google+ live whisky tasting by Whyte & Mackay

A few weeks ago (July13th to be more exact) i spotted a post on the W&M blog which announced the first ever G+ live whisky tasting, by the one and only Richard Paterson, Master blender extraordinaire at W&M…

Who fancies a dram with me? As I mentioned the other day I’m on Google+ and one of the features on there is …

FetterCairn, Headline, Highlands, Tasting Notes, Whyte & Mackay »

[3 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Fettercairn 40 year old

Having not had a single dram in a week (due to throat issues and Antibiotics) i was looking at my old tasting notes, and found this one. in desperate need of publication…
A few months back (January 20th, to be more exact) i posted my notes on the Fettercairn ‘Fior’ which was a very good and enjoyable dram. I promised to …

Blends, Featured, Headline, mackinlay's, Tasting Notes, Whyte & Mackay »

[21 Apr 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Tasting Mackinlay’s Shackleton Rare Old Highland Malt (the replica)

Topic at hand, Shackelton’s Replica, also known as Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland malt. I bet you’ve heard the name Shackelton quite a few times these past few months, and if you haven’t than you are indeed living in another galaxy or stranded on some island with no TV, Internet and phone…
For the five people out there who have not heard …

Charity, Featured, Guest posts, Headline, whisky events, WhiskyShow, Whyte & Mackay »

[14 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Visit to Whisky Live London 2011, Part 1

A few days ago I received an email from Whisky Magazine’s Adele Blake, on behalf of Whisky Magazine’s Editor Rob Allanson which was titled “SELL OUT SHOW” and said:
“More than 1,000 whisky enthusiasts flocked to the world’s premier whisky tasting show in London this weekend. Whisky Live came to London for the 11th time and sales boomed, in fact Saturday …

Book, Guest posts, Headline, Whyte & Mackay »

[3 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Book Review: Goodness Nose

During May 2010 I visited the Isle of Jura as part of my visit with my father to the Fies Ile festival (as I posted about before – here and here). While visiting the distillery, my father decided to get me a gift from the shop, and had purchased me a book by one Richard Paterson named ‘Goodness Nose’. …

Featured, FetterCairn, Headline, Highlands, NAS, scotch, Tasting Notes, Whyte & Mackay »

[20 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting Fettercairn ‘Fior’

I have to admit, this is my first Fettercairn ever. So i came to review it without any prejudice. But, Not long ago, the Fettercairn entry level bottlings were lacking style and from the reviews i read, they were also not too thrilling. This was changed last year when Whyte & Mackay who owns the distillery, decided to do a …

Movember, Whyte & Mackay »

[23 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

So, We have 7 more days for “Movember”. My Tache is growing, and i just wanted to point you to someone who did the opposite. Yes, our famous “Nose” Richard Paterson from W&M.
Richard as it seems fought this disease and has decided on a very unique way of supporting Movember.

Support Movember too. Log into : www.Movember.com and please donate!