Tag: Speyside

Whisky Review – The Balvenie GoldenCask 14


The Wookie posted a rather spooky photo of The Balvenie’s GoldenCask 14 Single Malt Scotch Whisky yesterday. In his post, he mentioned that he would eventually follow up his photo with an actual review of this whisky. Ater sending The Wookie a quick note about his photo yesterday afternoon, […]

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 […]

Whisky Review – Pebble Beach 12


Most spouses would be alarmed by drinking, smoking or an unusual propensity for meat but not my wife. For Christmas this year, my lovely wife and children presented me with the greatest gift trifecta … single malt whisky, cigars and a can of haggis. The cigars are not […]