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10 Years Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1815

Definitely a favourite single malt from Islay - smoky and peaty. A wonderful mid winter tipple to warm the innards. — 8 days ago

Peter, Daniel and 14 others liked this


6 Year Old Unpeated Rockside Farm Islay Barley Single Malt Scotch

Much better than the “heavily plated” one which seemed too contrived to me. — a month ago

Brian, Ron and 11 others liked this

Wemyss Malts

Untold Riches Bunnahabhain Aged 28 Years Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Liking as it opens. No need for any water. — 10 days ago

Gunja, Ron and 1 other liked this

Caol Ila

Aged 12 Years Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The mildest of the Diageo peated whiskies I've had so far. Definitely not the campfire peat monsters of Ardbeg, or the distinct maritime peat of Talisker, or the more medicinal peat of Lagavulin... The peat here comes off as sweet and aromatic, almost like incense. The body seems to be the lightest of the lot too (comparing apples and apples), although it's hard to say without seeing them all next to each other (definitely lighter than the Ardberg and even Glen Elgin here). Palate flavours are subtle in the Caol Ila, but citrus notes come through clearly. Finishes a touch short with a sort of grassy earthy quality that I quite enjoy. Not a blockbuster whisky, yet I find it quite drinkable.

NB: Better mixed 1:1 with the Ardbeg Wee Beastie. Seems to balance out the extreme smoke of the Ardberg, drawing out lovely saline notes.
— a month ago

Neil, Severn and 8 others liked this
Norman Gennaro

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Man never thought to do a blending

Gordon & MacPhail

Glenburgie 22 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Hate the nose. Love the finish. — 10 days ago

Gunja, Ron and 1 other liked this

Wiston Estate Winery

Cuvée Brut South Downs Chardonnay Blend

Without hesitation one of the great sparkling wines I’ve had in recent years, including those of Champagne, Wiston Estate’s flagship 2015 Cuvée Brut is a simply outstanding wine in a wholly different league to their NV Brut.

Deep coloured and intensely aromatic from the get-go, the wine is medium to full bodied with an incredibly complex array of both flavour and texture on the palate. The pattern of acidity (in this case, truly like a lime has been juiced at the back of your mouth) is very British, but the autolysis lends so much more to this wine and sets it aside from much of the English fizz I’ve tried to date.

To know that this wine was produced from just nine year-old vines is so, so exciting. Along with the estate’s 2014 Cuvée Rosé, this is a benchmark for English wine. Hats off to winemaker Dermot Sugrue.
— 16 days ago


PX Cask Triple Matured Scotch Whisky

Peated nose (of course!), along with a hint of dates. Peat and heat at the start, with slight notes of sea greens. Finishes with brown sugar sweetness. — 21 days ago