Kilchoman Audio Podcask

Kilchoman Audio Podcask

Kilchoman Audio Podcask   To celebrate Kilchoman’s 10th birthday, and the 2015 Feis Ile  (Islay Festival) we have decided to publish some previously unreleased audio we recorded when interviewing Tony Rozga (Kilchoman) for our Video ‘Podcask’ back in July of 2014. In this interview Tony talks about the processes used to make Kilchoman, the different range of casks,...

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Cotswolds Distillery

Cotswolds Distillery

Cotswolds Whisky, something to think about…   I wasn’t actually aware there was a distillery in the Cotswolds until my wife pointed it out during a recent trip away. As we were going to be passing anyway we decided to drop in and check it out… Situated in the rolling countryside of Stourton the Cotswolds Distillery is in a simply stunning location that’s as...

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Caol ila 13 yr old Gordon MacPhail

Caol ila 13 yr old Gordon MacPhail

Caol ila 13 yr old Gordon MacPhail Mashtun notes: One of the things we love about independent bottlers is the fact you get to taste non-standard finishes and ages from some of your favourite distilleries. That’s one of the reasons we got this 13 year old Caol ila.   On the nose it gave us Peat, leather, toffee, wood, and some medicinal notes that would be right...

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SMWS 11 year Dailuaine 4.62

SMWS 11 year Dailuaine 4.62

SMWS 11 year Dailuaine 4.62  Mashtun notes: This is the first Dailuine we have reviewed so were very keen to give it a go. Dailuine (Gaelic for green valley) is in Speyside and isn’t the easiest whisky to get hold of (most if the bottlings are independent), but it certainly produces some nice malt whisky. The nose on this one gave us lemon grass, hay, toffee,...

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Glentauchers 5yr old Duncan Taylor

Glentauchers 5yr old Duncan Taylor

Glentauchers 5 yr old Duncan Taylor   Mashtun notes: This is an unusual dram that was bought on a bit of a ‘whim’ to be honest. It was always going to split the panel and that’s exactly what it did. On the nose we got deep sherry, caramel, timber, vanilla, almonds, and a slight hint of bubble-gum! The palate had red liquorice, sweet honey, sherry, banana, and...

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