SMWS North British G1.13

SMWS North British G1.13

SMWS North British G1.13 Mashtun notes: We do like a 100% grain whisky from time to time, and were really looking forward to this North British offering from the SMWS. It turns out we were not to be disappointed! The nose has that ‘classic grain’ feel and we got vanilla, bourbon, red cola, sweetie bananas,...

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Old Pulteney 15 by Gordon MacPhail

Old Pulteney 15 by Gordon MacPhail

Old Pulteney 15 by Gordon MacPhail Mashtun notes: This independently bottled (Gordon and MacPhail) Old Pulteney was a real sipper. It was another one that spit us, as some thought it lacked complexity and character. That may have been down to the 40% ABV though. We did all agree we could quite happily sip away...

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Caol ila 17 Murray McDavid

Caol ila 17 Murray McDavid

  Caol ila 17 Bottled by Murray McDavid Mashtun notes: This one was brought to the tasting as a ‘wildcard’ due to the fact one of the panel got it at auction. It’s an independently bottled (Murray McDavid) Caol ila that was finished in a sweet white wine (Quart-de-Chaume) cask. It does have a wine...

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Glenturret Peated

Glenturret Peated

Glenturret Peated Mashtun notes: This is the final part of our Glenturret ‘triple header’ as we move onto review the Glenturret peated. Being ‘peat fiends’ we did have some trepidation when reviewing the peated Glenturret, as rightly or wrongly, it’s not something we associated with the distillery. The nose on this dram has light peat...

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Glenturret Sherry Cask

Glenturret Sherry Cask

Glenturret Sherry Cask Image courtesy of Flock Creative Mashtun notes: This is the second part our Glenturret ‘triple header’. The second review of their new core range is the sherry cask. It was a warm summer day when we tried this dram and it fitted well with the conditions. The nose had warm sherry, sweet...

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