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Uisge Source Water at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

An invite was received from Helen Stewart, UK Brand Manager for the Scotch Malt Whisky Society to come along to Queen Street to participate in the matching of regional water and the Society’s Single Cask, Cask Strength malts. On arrival at Queen Street, Jim was met by Graeme Lindsay, the owner of Uisge Source, Water […]

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Whisky Tastings & News

Cardhu – A New Expression “ Amber Rock “ »

Both The Whisky Boys like the look of this new dram, striking colour. Cardhu is the Gaelic translation of Black Rock. Cardhu Distillery, Knockando, Aberlour, Banffshire, AB38 7RY telephone 01479 874635 website www.malts.com Owners Diageo CARDHU AMBER ROCK has been double matured in toasted American Oak casks. Master Blender Dr Matthew Crow, who worked on […]


Ballantine’s New Spirit – Brasil »

At the end of January this year Ballantine’s, the world’s No. 2 Scotch Whisky, announced the launch of a new and certainly different product, Brasil. A brand new spirit drink which combines Scotch Whisky selectively steeped with Brazilian lime peel. Peter Moore, Global Brand Director for Ballantine’s, said: “There is a huge opportunity for spirit […]


Two New Triple Matured Malts – A Royal Lochnagar and A Talisker »

Here we are tonight with two new triple matured Single Malts from Diageo. These will only be available to The Friends of the Classic Malts. The first release’s of this new series was in December 2013 with Royal Lochnagar and Talisker. These drams have been aged in 3 different types of casks : Their initial […]


Freya – Highland Park’s Third of The Valhalla Collection »

For the third release in the acclaimed Valhalla Collection, Highland Park has turned its attention to the mesmerising Norse Goddess of Love, Freya. Continuing the tradition of reflecting the character and qualities of the Norse Gods in the Whisky itself, Freya’s intriguing allure and feisty personality has inspired a full, rich and complex single malt […]


Aldi’s – Tasting Glen Orrin 30 Year Old Whisky – Revisited »

Aldi has always taken pride on good quality value for money, and this addition to it’s Whisky range is no exception, a 30 Year Old Whisky for under £55 sounds exceptionally good to us.  Although it is £5 more expensive than last Christmas. . Re-released in early December to capitalise on the Christmas market, but expect […]