Speyside Craigellachie Distillery, now owned by Dewar’s, has revamped their single malt range. I had the opportunity to taste the four bottlings. Interesting, they all bear the same distinctive mark: a robust, meaty character imparted by traditional worm tub condensers. Another new release, Tusail, is a new addition to Glenmorangie Private Collection.
Here are the whiskies that were on the menu at the launching dinner of NB Spirits Festival. Interesting to have a blend and a bourbon. My friends in Fredericton call that “thinking out of the box”. A few single malt purists confessed to me they had liked both outsiders. So…
John Quinn took the journalists through a tasting on Tullamore opening day. The tasting was conducted in a very atmospheric Irish Pub, two steps from the old distillery. Easy to imagine the old workers chatting over a pint or two, after their hard working day… Tullamore Dew- 40% The iconic whiskey of the range. A […]
Let’s keep the peat theme… Two new releases this autumn of peaty characters: anCnoc Cutter, a Speyside malt which used to be called Knockdhu, and a new version of Ardbeg Supernova. anCnoc Cutter – 46% This is the fourth of the new anCnoc Peaty Collection, the names of which feature the tools used for cutting […]