Tim’s Dusty Corner – Bowmore Tempest Batch 3

Welcome back to another poke around Tim’s Dusty Corner! Each month I give an insight into a bottle from yesteryear that can still be picked [...]

February 20th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Tim’s Dusty Corner: Caol Ila 1996 Wilson and Morgan

Welcome back to Tim’s Dusty Corner!  This month I’m trying a recent purchase - a Caol Ila 1996 bottled in 2006 by the Italian independent [...]

January 23rd, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Auctions|

Connas Stunnas: Benromach Core Range

In its current incarnation, under the ownership of Gordon & MacPhail, Benromach has been going from strength to strength. Situated near Forres in Morayshire, the [...]

January 16th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Tim’s Dusty Corner: Springbank 10yo (2005)

The Springbank distillery needs little introduction.  For much of the 1980s and ‘90s it was the only survivor in Campbeltown - that curious Kintyre town [...]

January 9th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Auctions|

Tim’s Dusty Corner – Old Rarity 12 Year Old De Luxe

The Glasgow blending firm Bulloch Lade & Co. was established in Glasgow in 1830 and enjoyed its heyday towards the end of the 19th century, [...]

December 26th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: Raasay & Borders Distillers

There’s a strong historical link at the core of everything Raasay and Borders Distillers do. Co-founder Alasdair Day’s great-grandfather, Allan MacDonald, hailed from the Hebrides [...]

December 13th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas Stunnas: Steel Bonnets

Given the current political climate, it could be considered a gutsy move for an English distillery to unveil the first product containing their own single [...]

December 5th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: Distell Malt Gallery

Greetings, folks! Connas here again with a round up of the whiskies which marked the first ever Malt Gallery from Distell. No doubt you’ll all [...]

November 26th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Tastings|

Connas Stunnas: Scotch Malt Whisky Society At 35!

From experience, I’ve found that the stereotypical 'Average person off the street, who believes they know all about whisky because they once spoke to someone [...]

November 21st, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Festivals|

Tim’s Dusty Corner: Strathspey Highland Malt

It’s time for another visit to Tim’s Dusty Corner! As regular readers (Hello, Mum!) will be aware, each month I root around in the UK’s [...]

November 14th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|
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