Top 5 drams of 2016

Top 5 drams of 2016

Top 5 drams of 2016 We can’t believe that we have already had Burns night in 2017! With that in mind we thought we’d better put up the the top 5 drams we reviewed in 2016.  Another cracking year for the Mash Tun so slainte mhath and all the best for 2017! Here are our...

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Glenfarclas 16 yr SMWS 1.194

Glenfarclas 16 yr SMWS 1.194

Glenfarclas 16 yr SMWS 1.194 Mashtun notes: Glenfarclas usually comes from a sherried cask so were very intrigued to try this first fill Bourbon cask whisky. Initially the familiar ‘Glenfarclas nose’ almost fools you into thinking it is from a sherry cask. It then develops into butterscotch vanilla, caramelised pears, pine needles, malted barley, and...

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Glenfarclas 40 yr old 46% (2009 bottling)

Glenfarclas 40 yr old 46% (2009 bottling)

Glenfarclas 40 yr old 46% (2009 bottling) Mashtun notes: This dram was an absolute delight from start to finish. On the nose we got black forest gateau, Turkish delight, chocolate raisins, vanilla, and Parma violets. On the palate we found this one of the few drams to taste very similar to the smell. It was...

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Glenfarclas 25 year old

Glenfarclas 25 year old

Glenfarclas 25 year old  Mashtun notes: On the nose this had an initial mild sting and whiff of polish before settling down into sweet sherry. We found it bitter on the palate with slight hints of sherry and Turkish delight. The finish was medium and started with a slight burn and tart orange but settled...

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