Caol ila SMWS 53.218

Caol ila SMWS 53.218

Caol ila SMWS 53.218 Mashtun notes: We find that the SMWS are one of the most consistent independent bottlers out there, so that combined with the fact we have a resident Caol ila expert on our panel meant we had high hopes for this. The first thing to mention is that it was almost 65% ABV, so it certainly makes an impact. The nose encapsulated this by providing a...

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The Whisky People – Stuart Cassells

The Whisky People – Stuart Cassells

The Whisky People – Stuart Cassells   In The Mash Tun’s series of articles ‘The Whisky People’ we will be focusing on different people within the industry, getting their ‘whisky history’, feelings on the industry, delving into how they got involved, and discussing some of their favourite drams. In this article we turn our attention to Stuart Cassells.  ...

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In the Tasting Room: Charles Maclean

In the Tasting Room: Charles Maclean

 In the Tasting Room: Charles Maclean For a while now ‘TheMashTun’ have been looking to produce a short film (Podcask) concentrating on nosing and tasting a whisky. Once we decided to make this film we though who better to take us through a tasting than renowned whisky expert and writer Charles MacLean. With that in mind we visited Charles at his home to chat...

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The Whisky People – Mark Davidson

The Whisky People – Mark Davidson

The Whisky People – Mark Davidson Welcome to a new series of articles from The Mash Tun called ‘The Whisky People’. In this series we will be focusing on different people within the industry, getting their ‘whisky history’, feelings on the industry, delving into how they got involved, and discussing some of their favourite drams. In our first article we will be...

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Dalmore Cigar Malt

Dalmore Cigar Malt

Dalmore Cigar Malt   Mashtun notes: I would say that every one of the panel likes a cigar from time to time and with that in mind we were intrigued to try the Dalmore Cigar Malt. This dram is drawn from 3 types of cask, American white oak (ex-bourbon), 30 year old Matusalem Oloroso sherry butts, and premier cru Cabernet Sauvinon. The nose on this dram was malty and...

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