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Bruichladdich Islay Port Charlotte Quick Dram scotch Whisky Links

Quick Dram : Port Charlotte PC7

Port Charlotte distillery was founded in 1829 by Collin Campbell and was called “Lochindaal distillery” originally, and was finally closed in 1926 but it’s buildings still stand in place of the original location, some are used as a youth hostel, a garage , and its warehouses are used by the Bruichladdich distillery. On March 2007, […]

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Caol Ila Islay Quick Dram scotch Whisky Links

Quick Dram : Coal Ila “Unpeated Style” 2009

So, an Unpeated Caol Ila? Really? Isn’t it an Oxymoron? Well, it is not, apparently. This is the sort of question many people have been asking me in the last couple of days. Caol Ila is well known for its Peated malts, and as an Islay based distillery it’s no surprise. But it’s a less […]

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Glendronach GlenDronach Time Quick Dram scotch Speyside Tasting Notes

Quick Dram : GlenDronach 15 ‘Revival’

The Glendronach distillery is located at the South east corner of the Speyside whisky producing region, in the little town of Huntley (see map). The distillery has an interesting story behind it. It was founded on 1826 James Allardice to produce the “Guid GlenDronach” single malt. The distillery kept on working managed by people such […]

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Islands Isle of Skye Quick Dram scotch Talisker Tasting Notes

Quick End of week Dram : Talisker 57’ North

Today’s Malt comes from a distillery I like very much : Talisker. Talisker distillery is located on the isle of Skye which is the 2nd biggest island in the Scottish isles. The Isle of Skye is much bigger in population size (around 9000 inhabitants) ,and houses only one distillery only – Talisker. Talisker’s malts are […]

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Islands Jura scotch Tasting Notes

Quick Dram : Jura Superstition

The Island of Jura, is one of Scotland’s last wilderness. For those how are not familiar with it, Jura can be found North east of  the more famous Isle of Islay. The famous “sound of Islay” or Coal Ila , separates those two islands. Despite the fact that it’s pretty much the same size as […]

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Quick Dram scotch Speyside Tasting Notes The Macallan

Quick Dram : The Macallan 18 Sherry Oak

  Today’s quick dram is peat free. we’re visiting another Speyside distillery bottling. Not just a Speyside, but one of the Iconic Speyside distilleries : The Macallan. The Macallan needs no introduction as it’s one of the most famous and best selling single malt whisky in the world (among the three biggest single malt selling […]

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Benromach scotch Speyside Tasting Notes

Quick Dram: Benromach 10 – peated Speysider

As you know Speyside is not my favorite whisky region. I do have some Malts from that region, which i like (Cragganmore which is spicy and bold , Glenfarclas which i adore for example) , But usually i associate Speyside with lighter un-peated malts, more flowery flavors and delicate aromas. The Benromach 10 was my […]

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Ardbeg Islay scotch Tasting Notes Whisky Links

Ardbeg Corryvreckan – Tasting Notes

  I am a big Ardbeg fan, that is no secret, i am quite the Peat-Head and as such every new expression from Islay’s best distillery (ok, Head to head with Laphraoig which i also adore) is great news. The 10-year-old is indeed a cornerstone of any whisky lover’s home bar. my current Ardbeg favorite […]