Review: The Balvenie 12 Year Doublewood

I’ve come to a startling realization recently that is going to be corrected over the next few weeks, starting right now. It should be no surprise to anyone that The…

Review: Glenfiddich 26 Year Excellence

Glenfiddich and I go way back. Like, alllllll the way back to my very first single malt experience. They’ve also been very generous to me over the years as you’ve…

Review: Bruichladdich 21 Year Old Cuvee 640 – Eroica

The third and final release of the Bruichladdich’s Cuvee range, Eroica is a 21 year whisky that spent most of its life in American Oak before being finished in Limousin…

Guide: Navigating the pricey seas: a buying guide for whisky beginners

Whenever I talk to someone new about my whisky hobby and go over my collection and experiences, I usually start with a very important disclaimer. The absolute best time to…

Review: Tormore 28 Year Single Cask (Master of Malt)

We’ve seen a lot of “blend fodder” distilleries getting some attention in recent years. Distilleries that rarely get single malt releases are being scooped up by independent bottlers and distilleries…

Review: Mortlach 21 Year 1992 Cask 10143 (Douglas Laing Directors’ Cut)

Time for another quick review. This time, I’m diving into an older Mortlach so right about the bat, I know that this baby is going to be meaty and savory….

Review: Glenrothes 1991 Vintage

Glenrothes is an interesting distillery. Like Dalmore, I always assume that anything put out by Glenrothes is going to be mediocre and that includes independent bottlings. They do a lot…

Experiment: Does age really matter?

  WARNING: Single Malt Savvy Labs experiment in progress!   I love experimenting with whisky. I think exploring the nuances and details of fine spirits is one of the most…

Review: Bruichladdich Black Art 4.1

That Jim McEwan is a crafty fellow to reopen the Bruichladdich door for me. That door opened and closed really quickly years ago when I first tried the “unpeated” Laddie…

Review: Glenfarclas 1990 24 Year (K&L Wines Exclusive)

Today’s review is from Glenfarclas, a distillery that in my opinion has done the best job of preparing for uncertain market conditions of any distillery in Scotland. Owned and operated…