Scotch Whisky

Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1954 Scotch Review

Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant Rare Vintage 1954

By Richard Thomas Rating: A Aged Scotch whisky has an expensive reputation, and very aged even more so. Ultra aged? Fughetaboutit! But even so, it is possible to find an expression that defies your expectations, one way or another. Five decades old Macallans, for example, retain their ability to shock by costing as much as a high end luxury car. ...

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Compass Box Takes The Simple Route To A New Blended Whisky

Noted independent blender and bottler Compass Box has re-released The Double Single, a blended Scotch whisky expression. Commenting on the release, Compass Box Founder & Whiskymaker John Glaser opens by posing a question: “How many components are required to create true complexity in a Blended Scotch Whisky? For Double Single, instead of using many tens of component whiskies we have ...

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Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2017 Out Now

Kilchoman, the distillery that is both Islay’s newest and the most westerly in Scotland, has released the sixth and latest installment of its Loch Gorm Single Malt Whisky. Loch Gorm 2017 is drawn entirely from whisky aged in Oloroso Sherry butts from Miguel Martin, distilled in 2009. That makes this Sherry-aged malt the oldest Loch Gorm installment yet. The whisky ...

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