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Tasting Panel:
Nomad Outland Whisky

Posted: Monday 22nd December, 2014 | 4:00 pm | Written by

nomad (‘nəʊmad), NOUN 1 A member of a people that travels from place to place to find fresh pasture for its animals and has no permanent home.     This peculiarly peripatetic potation was, according to the label, “Born in Scotland and Raised in Jerez”. Whyte and Mackay’s Master Blender, Richard Paterson, and Gonzalez... 

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The Tasting Panel:
Kilchoman Original Cask Strength

Posted: Monday 22nd December, 2014 | 1:00 pm | Written by

Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O. And on that farm he built a distillery, E-I-E-I-O. Well, maybe not – but that’s exactly what Anthony Wills and his family did at Rockside Farm on Islay in 2005 when they founded Kilchoman distillery.   Kilchoman is one of the smallest distilleries in Scotland with an annual production of approximately... 

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The Tasting Panel:
Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Ryder Cup Edition

Posted: Monday 22nd December, 2014 | 10:00 am | Written by

With the sweet taste of a resounding European Ryder cup victory still lingering on the palate, the Tasting Panel pulled on their plus-fours and took a swing at the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ryder Cup Edition.     Drawn from the largest reserves of whisky in the world, only 1 in 10,000 casks is used in the blending of Johnnie Walker Blue Label.... 

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Merry Christmas from The W Club

Posted: Thursday 18th December, 2014 | 11:12 am | Written by

The Whisky Shop asked some of Glasgow’s top bartenders to tell us what they would be drinking this Christmas and they came up with four suggestions for some simple serves you can make at home. Two videos, four drinks – featuring The Balvenie, Monkey Shoulder, Glenfiddich and a twist at the end with a bit of a departure from our usual whisky... 

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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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