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Tasting Notes: Mackmyra: First Edition

Mackmyra: First Edition (Swedish Single Malt Whisky: No Age Statement: 46.1% abv)

Visual: Light yellowed grain.

Viscosity: Many slow thin streaks.

Nose: Light sulphur. Gingerbread. Tangerine. 456 more words

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Tasting Notes: The Ileach: Peated Islay

The Ileach: Peated Islay (Scottish Islay Single Malt Whisky: No age statement: 40% ABV)

Visual: Very deep burnished gold.

Viscosity: Many very slow, very thin streaks. 475 more words


From Dark Ages to Dark Origins

On our recent trip to Scotland, one of my favourite places that we visited was one of the most northern islands in the UK called Orkney (no relation to the Orkney town in the North West, or an Afrikaans childhood favourite sitcom, Orkney Snork Nie J) This little island has a very rich history with preserved houses such as Skara Brae dating from prehistoric times (3500BC). 456 more words

Mid week night out.........

It is quite unusual for me to be out on a “school night”, but I took the opportunity to head down to Edinburgh this week to see my son (it’s the usual thing, if a parent wants to see the kids they have to go to them). 335 more words

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

One of my favourite local drams.......

My favourite whisky changes regularly; I enjoy trying new and different malts and frequently change what I like best.

I recently was fortunate enough to get some samples from… 197 more words

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Whisky and food flavour combinations

Wine and food pairing is something I am sure most of you have done at some occasion in the past. What we don’t do as often is whisky and food pairings and what a shame that is! 592 more words

Tasting Notes: Ichiro's: Malt MWR

Ichiro’s: Malt MWR (Japanese Blended Malt Whisky: No Age Statement: 46% ABV)

Visual: Burnished gold.

Viscosity: Quick fast streaks.

Nose: Thick. Toffee. Husked barley. Golden syrup cakes. 480 more words

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