Product Reviews — whisky

Bunnahabhain 12, Single Malt Whisky, Douglas Laing Single Cask Review

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Bunnahabhain 12, Single Malt Whisky, Douglas Laing Single Cask Review

Today we shall be having a look at a single cask Bunnahabhain, released by the good folks at Douglas Laing as part of their Old Particular range. Bunnahabhain is one of Islay's 9 distilleries. Normally producing unpeated malt, although there are peated releases. Originally founded in the 1880's. Constructing it meant not only building the distillery but houses as well, putting in a road, and adding on a pier so that casks and barley could come in, and whisky go out. Everything about it is large, from the huge courtyard to the stills. It is these with their low fill...

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Craigellachie 17 Single Malt Whisky Review

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Craigellachie 17 Single Malt Whisky Review

Today we shall be having a look at the Craigellachie 17. The Craigellachie 17 is a single malt whisky from Dewar's last great malts range. Until 2014 you would have been hard pressed to find the name Craigellachie on any bottle as it was primarily used for blending. However Dewar's decided to release a core range of malts, the 13, 17, 19 and 23 year old. This is the 17, bottled at 46%ABV. The nose is fresh and fruity. Apples and pears with hints of pear. Develops into an apple strudel note when left in the glass. Hint of vanilla...

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Blair Athol 10 Whiksi shop exclusive

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Blair Athol 10 Whiksi shop exclusive

Remember we have our very own single cask 10 year old Blair Athol, available exclusively in our shop or on our webstore. Stock is moving quickly so if you want to try this for yourself, grab a bottle here: https://tinyurl.com/y3ud2gh7 Tasting notes from shop staff.  The nose opens with a sweet and gentle milk chocolate covered raisins notes, kind of like Poppets raisins. A little time in the glass fleshes out the nose with hazelnut and caramel. The palate is initially similar to the nose but is more laden with milk chocolate and hazelnut.Slight spicy character in the background. Time in...

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