Irish 31 1990 Archives

We’re well past the point where one can ignore Irish whiskey. Who made this? I don’t know. Don’t care at this point. Seriously, in 1972 there were only two whiskey distilleries in operation in Ireland. And both were owned by Irish Distillers (the company). Compare that to 1887, when there were 28 in total. As […]

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Teaninich 20 1999 Archives

Thanks to /u/scotchandponder for sharing the dram (haven’t touched the rest yet). A lifetime ago, when the Scotch subreddit was smaller, before the internet went truly disturbing (and was only working on being toxic), someone noticed that very few people were reviewing distilleries that started with the letter ‘T’. Which I’m pretty sure was a joke. No […]

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Caol Ila 8 2006 Alexander Murray

Thanks to /u/ScotchGuy_TO  for pouring me this dram. So we’re at part 2 of the continuation of the “end of year” tasting I had. These are the drams that I was worn out to review. Caol Ila 8 2006 Alexander Murray is a simple idea: Independent bottling of a vatted, ex-bourbon cask Caol Ila. We have an age, […]

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Ardmore 14 2000 Exclusive Casks

Thanks to /u/ScotchGuy_TO  for sharing a dram of this with me. I’m a fan of Ardmore, and thankfully my ability to say I like something turning into worldwide popularity isn’t a thing. So during the “end of year” whisky tasting, there were some extra whiskies that I had to take home, and this is one of them. […]

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Peat’s Beast 27

Thanks to /u/xile_  for sharing a bottle of this with me (not in one sitting, just in purchase). This was supposed to be the last of a very big year-end tasting, and when I attempted to review a dram, I realized quickly I wasn’t doing it justice, and needed to revisit it. Which is for the best, […]

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