Category: Whisky Tastings & News

Macallan Whisky – Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1

Macallan Whisky – Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

It is Monday 13th September 2010 and Jim and Nicola had a great Saturday past at the Glasgow Whisky Live, so we had to open something a little special for tonight’s tasting.

Caol Ila Whisky – 1996 Distillers Edition 0

Caol Ila Whisky – 1996 Distillers Edition

It is early on Thursday 16th September 2010 and Nicola is off to Las Vegas tomorrow for a wee bit of business and some relaxation, (is Jim jealous or what?) and Jim has one of his birthday gifts open for a wee tasting.

This is a tasting that Jim is well looking forward to, Islay being his favourite.

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old Gold Signature Blended Scotch Whisky 2

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old Gold Signature Blended Scotch Whisky

It was several days ago when we received an e-mail from James Brown of Richmond Towers Communication Ltd., London and he asked if the Whisky Boys would be interested in doing a tasting of a Chivas Regal 18 year old blend. Well it took all of a micro second for us to reply saying we would love to and no sooner said and done than a parcel arrived containing two sample bottles of the 18 year old dram.

Speyburn Whisky – Speyburn “Bradan Orach” Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 0

Speyburn Whisky – Speyburn “Bradan Orach” Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Wednesday 28th July 2010 and Nicola has just popped in, so there was nothing else to do but open a wee bottle and have an impromptu tasting.

This dram has no-age-statement and “Bradan Orach” is Gaelic for Golden Salmon.

This little Whisky is not well known in the UK but Speyburn is the sixth most popular single malt in the USA.

Chivas Regal Whisky – Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky 4

Chivas Regal Whisky – Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky

It is early evening on Sunday 25th July 2010 and Jim is round at Nicola’s for a wee tasting and joining us is Nicola’s neighbour Lee who has been a guest taster in the past.

Tyrconnell Whiskey – The Tyrconnell Single Malt Irish Whiskey 0

Tyrconnell Whiskey – The Tyrconnell Single Malt Irish Whiskey

From previous blogs you will know that Jim brought back Nicola a bottle of Tyrconnell Whiskey which he purchased on his visit to Kilbeggan Distillery last month.