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The Guildford Whisky Tasting gone wild – featuring the Bruichladdich

Posted: Friday 12th September, 2014 | 4:39 pm | Written by

Another full house at The Bruichladdich Tasting  in Guildford last night attended by 30 whisky shop customers and club members.   This event was hosted by Joanne Brown who flew in from Scotland specifically to host our tasting and then returned to Heathrow to continue her journey to Stockholm last night. We all felt very flattered and honoured. Regulars... 

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The new Balvenie Tun 1509 coming soon to The Whisky Shop

Posted: Friday 12th September, 2014 | 4:31 pm | Written by

The new Balvenie Tun 1509 I can’t remember a whisky which took on iconic status as quickly as Balvenie Tun 1401 did. It rapidly became the whisky equivalent of the Siberian tiger: special, beautiful, powerful and rarely seen. and now it seems, on the verge of becoming extinct. Balvenie Tun 1509 coming soon to W Club members Its owners William Grant... 

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Whisky Auction Watch by Andy Simpson

Posted: Friday 12th September, 2014 | 3:51 pm | Written by

Weekly Whisky Auction Watch Andy Simpson 08.09.14   Macallan auction values have been going through a somewhat interesting phase recently. The more current limited releases have taken a significant step back from October 2013 peaks while older rarer bottles have seen prices harden.   September’s first significant whisky auction (from Whisky-Online... 

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The W Club takes one lucky member on a trip of a lifetime!

Posted: Friday 5th September, 2014 | 6:27 pm | Written by

One lucky W Club member  was recently chosen for a unique trip to Glenfiddich distillery, to experience and help in the selection process for a very special new Whisky Shop exclusive!  Here Neil Cromarty, 30, from Drumnadrochit in the Scottish Highlands (Inverness W Club member), recounts his memories of this once in a lifetime trip. Neil was one... 

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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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