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What I liked by Dominic Roskrow

Posted: Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 | 1:54 pm | Written by

What I Liked by Dominic Roskrow   There’s an upside to Non Age statement whisky. Nothing is out of limits and as Dom reports, a little bit of creativity can go a long way   Whisky worldwide is in a good place at the moment, but success comes with its own challenges. High demand for whisky coupled with the dreadful recession in America and appalling... 

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Dominic Travels to Strathisla in our exploring whisky series

Posted: Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 | 9:54 am | Written by

Exploring whisky by Dominic Roskrow As you’re no doubt well aware, of all Scotland’s pretty distilleries. Strathisla is one of the prettiest. Certainly it is one of the most photographed. And it’s known for something else, too. It is the spiritual home of Chivas Regal. So while my visits to Glenlivet and Aberlour included a vertical tasting of... 

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The Tasting Panel – featuring the Aberfeldy 12 year old

Posted: Friday 18th July, 2014 | 5:12 pm | Written by

We welcome the Aberfeldy 12 year old to the latest edition of The W Club Tasting Panel circle. Regarded as one of the most exciting distilleries in Scotland at the moment with some of its liquid in recent single cask releases receiving phenomenal reviews. We asked our members to let us know how the 12 year old faired with their palates … Aberfeldy... 

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Dominic Visits Speyside and the Glenlivet Distillery

Posted: Friday 18th July, 2014 | 9:03 am | Written by

These are exciting days at Glenlivet. Dom has been filming in Speyside for The W Club and stopped by for a chat.   We often discuss the ritual and ceremony of whisky and when we do, we tend to be talking about the serving of the whisky itself – what glass to use, how to pour the malt, and the ceremony of nosing and then tasting it.   But... 

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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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