Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2015

Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2015

Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2015 Mashtun notes: Loch Gorm is Kilchoman’s yearly sherried cask offering. As with the 100% Islay each year is slightly different, and because of that we were keen to try the 2015 edition first chance we got. The nose gave us orange, peat smoke, caramel, and an earthy sweetness. The palate was...

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Highland Park 10yr

Highland Park 10yr

Highland Park 10yr Mashtun notes: This whisky was actually a rare find that we discovered at the distillery itself. It’s still available on auction sites though, and at a reasonable price. The standard Highland Park is 12 years old and this is actually quite different, and slightly sweeter and smokier. The nose on this one...

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Edradour 10 yr

Edradour 10 yr

Edradour 10 yr old Mashtun notes: We should maybe review more standard releases so with that in mind we decided to taste the standard release 10 year old Edradour. The nose was rich and full bodied with toffee apples, highland toffee, nugget, hazelnuts, hints of polish, and light citrus notes. The palate had a lemon...

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The Whisky People – Mark Thomson

The Whisky People – Mark Thomson

The Whisky People – Mark Thomson Welcome to the latest article in our ‘Whisky People’ series. 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 this article we will...

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Linkwood 11 yr (Cadenheads)

Linkwood 11 yr (Cadenheads)

Linkwood 11 yr (Cadenheads) Mashtun notes: We came across this bottle by accident and thought it was too interesting not to buy. It’s an independently bottled 11 year old Linkwood from Cadenheads and is part of their Duthies range. The nose on this was sweet with cherries, citrus, roast potatoes, malt, and hints of Chardonnay....

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