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The new Glenmorangie Pride 1978 revealed by Dominic Roskrow

Posted: Wednesday 30th July, 2014 | 2:23 pm | Written by

Exploring Whisky by Dominic Roskrow Glenmorangie’s Dr Bill Lumsden is very proud of his new whisky. And, says Dom, he’s setting the bar very high indeed The Glenmorangie Pride 1978 is now available to buy – 10% off for all W Club members. In recent years Glenmorangie’s whisky maker Dr Bill Lumsden has built up a reputation for creating... 

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Weekly Whisky Auction Watch by Andy Simpson

Posted: Wednesday 30th July, 2014 | 8:25 am | Written by

Weekly Whisky Auction Watch Andy Simpson 29.07.14 McTears recent whisky auction saw a significant volume of bundled lots go under the hammer with a few gems in the mix to keep things interesting.   The main lot of interest from my perspective was a Highland Park 10 year old bottled at the old money alcohol content of 80 degrees proof. This particular... 

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Newcastle Whisky Tasting featuring Paul Mckendrick – Sold Out

Posted: Tuesday 29th July, 2014 | 11:44 am | Written by

The 3rd Monday of the month was upon us again and therefore, another exiting Newcastle tasting on behalf of The Whisky Shop Metro Centre. Summer is definitely upon us now and the Long Bar with its 1st floor tasting room with panoramic views provided the perfect atmosphere to watch the evening turn to night with a great dram in hand. Laphroaig 11 year... 

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Welcome to The Haig Club

Posted: Monday 28th July, 2014 | 3:48 pm | Written by

You might wonder what drinks giant Diageo, entrepreneur Simon Fuller and sports superstar David Beckham have in common? The answer is to be found in this uber-stylish bottling – The Haig Club.  Cameronbridge distillery in Fife is the largest distillery in Scotland, and home to Haig’s Dimple.  With the backing of the aforementioned Messrs Fuller... 

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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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