Category Archives: Blends

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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Blue Hanger 9th release (Berry Bros. & Rudd)

Rating: ★★ Type: Blended malt Scotch whisky Origin: Scotland ABV: 45.6% Nose: On first nosing the whisky, it smells cheap. There are lots of vanillas and caramels, and that estery grain note that tends to develop as a distillation run gets into the tail … Continue reading

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Johnnie Walker Swing

Rating: ★★★★ Recommendation: Buy it!  Type: Blended Scotch whisky Origin: Scotland ABV: 40% Reaction: 😀 The Johnnie Walker Swing is a blend of whiskies from the Highlands and Speyside region of the mainland of Scotland, and the Isle of Islay. Nose: Soft vanillas, with an … Continue reading

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Compass Box Great King Street Glasgow Blend

Rating: ★★★ Origin: Scotland Type: Blended whisky ABV: 43% Having produced the downright delectable Great King Street Artists Blend, Compass Box have seemingly decided to keep pushing the boundaries and produce a more full bodied blend that appears to be aimed at satisfying the … Continue reading

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Label 5 “Gold Heritage”

Score: 92/100 ABV: 40% Origin: Scotland Label 5 is a brand of blended Scotch whisky that is owned by French company La Martiniquaise. Malt Mileage has been very fortunate to secure four bottles from the Label 5 range – “Classic Black”, “12 year … Continue reading

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Label 5 18 year old

Score: 83/100 ABV: 40% Origin: Scotland Malt Mileage has been very fortunate to secure four bottles from the Label 5 range – “Classic Black”, “12 year old”, “18 year old” and “Gold Heritage”. In this review Malt Mileage tastes the Label 5 18 … Continue reading

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Label 5 12 year old

Score: 93/100 ABV: 40% Origin: Scotland Price: $44.90 (Aus) Make no mistake, the whisky market is hot. Over the last few years demand for whisky seems to have skyrocketed. Only a few years ago spending more than $100 on a bottle of booze … Continue reading

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