Product Reviews — new products

Lind and Lime

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Lind and Lime

Today we shall be having a look at the Lind and Lime gin from Port of Leith distillery in Edinburgh. Port of Leith Distillery can be found a stone’s throw from the docks. Established by two friends, the Port of Leith Distillery’s talented distillers currently produce a variety of crafted spirits including Whisky and Gin. Having won a number of awards, we were very excited to give this gin a try here in the whisky rooms.  From this we have found a rather special cocktail for this gin, a grapefruit gimlet. Shaken till ice cold and served with a ball of ice...

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Duncan Taylors "an iconic speyside" review

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Duncan Taylors

Today we shall be having a look at a mystery distillery bottling from the Duncan Taylor octave series.    Not much is known about the origin of this bottle, other than it has spent 10 years in oak casks and 9 months in a sherry octave cask.   A release of only 86 bottles, this was released without added colour or chill filtration at 53.7% ABV.   The nose opens with musty citrus, almost raisins resting in orange liqueur. Malted barley and cherries make an appearance in the background. A little time in the glass brings out damp oak and...

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Tobermory 42 review

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Tobermory 42 review

Today we shall be having a look at a rather special 42 year old Tobermory.Found on the Isle Of Mull, Tobermory was established in 1798 as a brewery. Called Ledaig when it opened (Gaelic for hope), the distillery went through many hands in the 18th century before it was closed in 1930, and would remain that way until 1972.Today Tobermory produces a light un-peated spirit released as Tobermory. They also make a heavily peated whisky, released as Ledaig.Purchased by Distell in 2013 and after a major refurbishment, we have seen high quality releases from this distillery ever since.Here we have...

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