This week has been ‘hard’. By ‘hard’ I mean that my normal ‘work’ has been supplemented by even more events than usual, culminating in the 2-day fungasm (fungasm might be going too far, I will admit) that was Whisky Live London 2011. I was at there under the auspices of work and I have at [...]
Tag: glen scotia
I’m so very tired. It’s over a week since I got back from The Netherlands and still I am a broken wreck who looks on the concept of being a ‘shell of a man’ as being a step up. And what is to blame for this? Maltstock 2011 – the best whisky festival I’ve been [...]
Posted: September 21st, 2011 under Quick Tastings, Whisky.
Tags: aberlour, balvenie, blaue maus, bruichladdich, glen grant, glen scotia, gold cock, laphroaig, maltstock, schwarzer pirat, tamdhu, wasmunds
As the year draws to a close the season of Christmas parties is upon us. I missed my office Christmas party for the last Whisky Squad (the unblogged #8a, which involved BYOB, chocolate and some impressive drunkenness – Jason managed to write something down and then read it back again, the latter part of which [...]
Posted: December 23rd, 2010 under Tastings, Whisky.
Tags: berry brothers, berry brothers and rudd, cameron bridge, christmas, darren rook, duncan taylor, glen scotia, glengoyne, gunmakers, ledaig, master of malt, octave, smws, whisky squad
Some more of what I done been drinking: Balvenie 12 Years Doublewood – a whisky grabbed as a chaser round the corner from the Sci-Fi-London film festival after a day of packing bags and herding punters. It had a grassy, olive oily nose with hints of sugary spice and a touch of wood. To taste [...]