Whisky Archives – Singleton, GlenDronach, All Malt, The Belgian Owl

Here’s another from our whisky archives… this time from May 2013… Following our standard format, we blind tasted samples before revealing the whisky. This month featured: Singleton, GlenDronach, All Malt and the Belgian Owl. The Singleton – We found it tasted better when chilled otherwise a … Continue reading

Glendronach ‘Allardice’ 18 year vs ‘Parliament’ 21 year

I first tried GlenDronach years ago and my subsequent encounters re-inforced the impression of a rich sherry spice and everything nice range. Then along came the exceptional experience of sampling the Glendronach grand dames – 39 / 40 / 41 / 42 years old – … Continue reading

More Miniatures – Speyside, Edradour, Glendronach 18 + 21

My fellow Mumbai whisky aficionado and I kept up our dedication to explore the world of whiskies through miniatures… So enthusiastically did we embrace our task that we even invited another friend to join the sipping sampling fun! And what … Continue reading

Glendronach Grand Dames – Age DOES matter!

Living in India, it requires significant effort to source unique whiskies from around the world. Though our ‘Duty Free’ options have improved considerably in the last few years and local distributors are stocking a wider range, typically what you can readily find is … Continue reading

GlenDronach 21 Year Parliament

Our January 2015 tasting session offered three new whiskies to sample: Bailie Nicole Jarvie, Paul John Single Malt Edited and GlenDronach 21 Year Parliament. This session was definitely one where the best was saved til last! As usual, we first sampled blind then revealed the whisky. … Continue reading

Speed Tasting – Midleton Dair Ghaelach 58.2%

And now the last of our “Speed Tasting” drams, in an evening where we sampled blind five different drams with just 2-3 minutes each… What were my hasty impressions of Dram “E”? Midleton Dair Ghaelach Batch 1, Tree 9, Bottle … Continue reading

Speed Tasting – Pikesville 110 Proof Straight Rye 55%

My “Speed Tasting” continued with the clock ticking far too quickly! Two drams down… on to the 3rd with approximately 2-3 minutes to quickly rate according to nose, taste, finish, character & complexity. What were my hasty impressions? Pikesville 6 year … Continue reading