Review : Benriach Curiositas Peated 10 YO Single Malt

When you sip on your regular Speyside tuple, which may perhaps be a Balvenie, a Glenlivet, or maybe a Macallan, your senses are swamped with a wave of fruity, floral notes, some better, some worse. But what you might find unorthodox is a Speyside expression that has an abundance in peat for an expression that…

Review : Tamdhu 12 YO

This month’s review continuous with an expression from the Tamdhu distillery, this one being the younger sibling of the 15 YO and a replacement of their core 10 YO. As is the case with all expressions from the distillery, this being no different, is aged exclusively in sherry oak casks, giving it full potential to…

Review : Copper Dog

A name quite distinct, that it hardly resonates with whisky or anything closely related to it…or does it? The Copper Dog is a sneaky little contraption, born out of humanity’s oldest emotion – greed. The Copper Dog is a copper tube that is soldered with a coin on one end and a cork to seal…

Review : Glenfiddich 21 YO Reserva Rum Cask

The Christmas season ushers with it warmth, happiness and joy; giving reasons a plenty to try a little something something. That led me to the Glenfiddich 21, which laid there in a corner of my cabinet for a while now. I had opened it a few weeks back and thought it would be a great…

Review : Spey River Single Malt

An ambiguous name with an almost absent electronic footprint- nothing more than scanty bits of information spread across the vast expanses of the web. Their official website also seems pretty mum and mute, giving references but nothing specific. And with every passing mouse click information gets all the more muddled and blurred, a certain enigma…

Review : Benromach Organic Single Malt Whisky

A modern distillery with a pre modern twist – one where manual labour and much of the work from alpha to omega is all handcrafted. Here pressure and temperature gauges can’t be traced, computers and hi-tech machinery that automate much of the distillation process seem just a memory. An era highly relient on chalk, paper…