Category: Booze Review

Whisky Review – Laphroiag 18


Whenever the family asks me what I want for either (a) Christmas, (b) my birthday, or (c) Father’s Day, there is a very good chance that I will say whisk(e)y. Although I occasionally get some moaning and groaning (“Whisky? Again?” is what they usually say), they eventually realize […]

Booze Gadget – WhiskyCast App for Android OS


In March of 2010, the WhiskyCast smartphone app was released for the iPhone (available for free via iTunes). It featured direct access to the weekly WhiskyCast podcast, tasting notes and ratings for over 400 whiskies (written by Mark Gillespie, the founder of WhiskyCast), a calendar of events that […]

Whisky Review – Lagavulin 16


“Since 1816, Lagavulin single malt Scotch whisky has been made in a picturesque huddle of buildings on Lagavulin Bay. Perhaps the most beautifully situated of distilleries, Lagavulin makes arguably the most intense, smoky and rich whisky of all. For many, this is the definitive Islay malt.” – Malts.com […]

Whisky Review – Glenfarclas 12


“My great-great grandfather, John Grant, born in 1805, purchased Glenfarclas Distillery for £511.19s.0d on the 8th of June 1865. To this day, Glenfarclas Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky is distilled and matured at our family owned and run distillery, which thanks to the foresight of my forefathers remains […]

Save the last dram…


A few years ago for my 40th birthday, I received a very special gift – a bottle of Aberlour a’bunadh. Tonight, I will enjoy the last dram as I write this review. The Aberlour distillery is located in Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland in the heart of the Speyside region. Situated at […]