Tag Archives: Loch Ness

Port Ellen, 1978-1998, Rare Malts, 60.9%

As a bonus and since you have to go out on a bang Jon also poured me a dram of one of the many Port Ellens that he has in his collection. For some reason he decided to start collecting … Continue reading

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Brora 25, 1978 – 2004, 57% – SMWS

It’s been ages since I reviewed an SMWS bottling, but to be honest, it’s also been ages since I tried a really interesting one. This has nothing to do with a lack of interesting booze, but more an availability problem. … Continue reading

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Clynelish 17 Year Old, Manager’s Dram, 61.8%

This dram is legendary before I even tasted it. I don’t think anyone has tasted this without being blown away, and I am not necessarily talking about its intensity. Anyway, the fourth dram in my Fiddler’s adventure. It’s turning out … Continue reading

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Lagavulin 1995, Feis Ile 2013, 51%

As Jon told us in his post last Monday, he went to Feis Ile again this year for Port Ellen shenanigans. Thanks to that, and Diageo releasing a lot of bottles this year, he was able to procure a Lagavulin … Continue reading

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Highland Park, Batch 1, 44.7% – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

While everyone who was at the tasting at Maltstock was promised to be in on the selection process I never got these samples (damn you, mail man!). Which meant, I never tasted this dram even though a cartoony version of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Jon Beach on my visit to Fiddler’s

A first on this blog: A guest post! When I visited Jon Beach this summer in and around his inn he agreed to do a guest post for me. Unfortunately, he’s been very busy writing his Whisky Sponge blog 😉 … Continue reading

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