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Bruichladdich uncovered by Dominic Roskrow

Posted: Monday 17th November, 2014 | 5:48 pm | Written by

17/11/2014   Is the much loved distillery Bruichladdich losing its way under new ownership? Dom went to find out     There are very few distilleries which command the sort of love and affection Bruichladdich does. The bond between whisky lover and whisky maker is at its most intense at the pretty Islay distillery, the relationship more... 

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Glenfiddich Rare Collection 1992 Single Cask Whisky Shop Exclusive

Posted: Friday 14th November, 2014 | 2:38 pm | Written by

  Glenfiddich, founded in 1887 by William Grant and family-run to this day, is perhaps the most famous of all of Scotland’s single malts, and is equally famous for the rarity of its single cask bottlings.   Recently, several members of The Whisky Shop team and one lucky customer, Neil Cromarty, joined Glenfiddich Malt Master, Brian Kinsman,... 

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Best Of The Rest Of Europe Tasting – Guildford

Posted: Friday 14th November, 2014 | 1:31 pm | Written by

  Wednesday 12th November was a very relaxed and laidback tasting event held for 19 of our  ”W” Club members.This event was hosted by an employee of The Whisky Shop Guildford, Sam Taylor. We tasted St. George’s Whisky Chapter 6, Nomad, Mackmyra  1st Edition, Penderyn Madeira, Sherrywood and Peated.The Mackmyra was the all-time... 

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Exploring Whisky

Posted: Tuesday 11th November, 2014 | 5:26 pm | Written by

11/11/2014    Islay has tended to be a bastion of tradition. But all that’s changing – quite literally. Dom investigates     It is possible that given the current activity on Islay, the island is changing more rapidly than at any time in the last century. A few years back Bruichladdich reopened and  has now been sold on to... 

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Tasting Notes

by Dominic Roskrow

Arran 17 year old

Aroma: Rich warm spices with notes of candied citrus peel, tinned mandarins and golden syrup. The classic Arran orchard fruits of red apple are there with... 

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GlenTurret Triple Wood

Tasting note: Deep gold, with amber lights. The first impression is of rice pudding, with a brown skin; husky porridge with double cream. After a while... 

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Bowmore Laimrig 15 year old

Tasting Notes by Charles MacLean Tasting Notes by Charles MacLean Dull amber – the colour of teak. The first nose is rich and prickly, with chocolate,... 

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Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014

The Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014 expression:   When you taste the whiskies made at the Islay distillery of Kilchoman, it’s easy to forget how young... 

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