Category Archives: 4.5stars

Bruichladdich Octomore 7.4 Virgin Oak

Recommended use: Serve neat/ with a dash of water Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Scotch single malt whisky Origin: Islay, Scotland ABV: 61.2% Price: N/A

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Compass Box This is Not a Luxury Whisky

Recommended use: Serve neat Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Blended Scotch whisky Origin: Scotland ABV: 53.1% Price: £150

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Glenfiddich 12 year old

Recommended use: Serve neat Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Single malt Scotch whisky Origin: Speyside, Scotland ABV: 40% Price: AU$60 / US$40 / £30 

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Hellyer’s Road The George Henry’s Legacy Limited Edition

Recommended use: Serve neat Rating:  Recommendation: Buy it Type: Single malt Origin: Tasmania, Australia ABV: 59.4% Memories conjured: Tasting red wine from the oak barrel, eating billy tea chocolate, smoking the last third of a cigar, standing in the citrus section of the … Continue reading

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Benromach 10 year old 100 proof 57%

Rating:  Recommendation: Buy it!  Type: Single malt whisky Origin: Speyside, Scotland ABV: 57% Reaction: 😀 Nose: Chocolate and stewed fruits, cooked strawberries, drying grapefruit, nuts and balsamic; this a lusciously sweet and yet drying bouquet with waves of Oloroso sherry and wood dominating over … Continue reading

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DEAU Black

Rating:  Origin: Cognac, France Type: Brandy ABV: 40% Price: $US150-$200 (USA) DEAU Black is comprised of eaux-de-vie made from grapes that have grown in the Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne regions of Cognac. DEAU mature this eaux-de-vie in new oak casks, which, being untouched … Continue reading

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Reisetbauer 12 year old

Score:  ABV: 48% Origin: Austria Price: €93-€123 Reisetbauer is a distillery in Austria that produces brandy and whisky. Nein that is not typo, I did say Austria! In 1995 Reisetbauer started distilling malt whisky that was designed to be (and is) distinctly Austrian. The barley … Continue reading

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