ABOUT ME.

Hi and welcome to my whisky blog. Firstly let me introduce myself. My name is Sorren, I am married with two daughters, 2 Labrador dogs, 2 cats and I am a whisky collector, drinker and have an incredible passion for whisky full stop.   My passion for whisky started many many years ago when I…

Loch Lomond introduce Inchmoan: From the Island of the Peat

Press Release.     Introducing Inchmoan: From the Island of the Peat Loch Lomond Whiskies has unveiled two exceptional new single malts from its Island Collection – Inchmoan 12 Year Old and Inchmoan Vintage 1992. Since 1814, the Loch Lomond Distillery has been producing the finest single malt and single grain whisky. Situated on the…

Glenlivet 17yo Cask strength.

I quite often do a few sample swops with other bloggers and friends and the latest person to join in with this is a chap I met on one of the whisky forums, having done a blind tasting on the first swop I requested a little info this time ( you don’t want to look…

Springbank 8yo Sherry matured.

Springbank is a whisky loved  by many but it is not a whisky that everyone will know..  Founded back in 1828 on the site of an old illicit site, this distillery has seen many  changes in its life.. Found in the once proclaimed “whisky capital of the world”  Campbeltown, Springbank distillery is in the hands…

TOMATIN LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION 1972 SINGLE MALT

Press Release.   TOMATIN LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION 1972 SINGLE MALT Scotch whisky distiller Tomatin has today unveiled its hotly anticipated, limited edition single malt from their Warehouse 6 Collection, the 1972 edition. Following the launch of the extremely well received 1971 edition last year, the award-winning distillery has now released the 1972 Warehouse 6 Collection…

Syndicate 58/6

Syndicate 58/6 whisky certainly isn’t a whisky that I had heard anything about until receiving an email about it a few weeks back, this email asked if I would be interested in giving my thoughts and doing a review on the blog so here goes.. Syndicate blended whisky gets its name way back in 1958…

Long lost Campbeltown whisky is reborn

Press Release.     Long lost Campbeltown whisky is reborn New Dalaruan expression triumphs with prestigious Gold medal Boutique Scotch whisky producer, The Lost Distillery Company (TLDC) has extended its award-winning range to include a modern day expression of long lost Campbeltown malt, Dalaruan. The new blend has already scooped a Gold medal at the…

Spey “Tenne”

The Speyside distillery which can be found within the Cairngorm mountains is one of the prettiest distilleries found in Scotland.  Originally a mill and croft dating back to the 1700’s and in use until 1965 the buildings were converted and re built over a 25 year period by founder George Christie into the distillery we…

Highland Park Valkyrie.

Highland park whisky is one of those whiskies that always manages to bring a smile to those that drink it, those fruity flavours wrapped in that gentle smoke just always manage to hit the right spot ! The distillery of late has been releasing the whisky wrapped within a Norse mythology story, everything from gods…

Arran’s Final chapter in the Smugglers’ story

Press release..   Final chapter in the Smugglers’ story Isle of Arran Distillers release ultimate bottling in history-inspired trilogy The award-winning Isle of Arran Distillery will release the final edition in its highly celebrated Smugglers’ Series on the 12th July. This bottling marks the conclusion of the much-lauded trilogy which honours the exuberant character of…

Glengoyne 21.

Glengoyne distillery was the first actual distillery I ever visited so as you can imagine I do have a little soft spot for the whisky produced there, and as it happens most of it is sherry matured whisky.. And just incase you had not picked up on the matter I am quite partial to a…

Ardbeg Kelpie

Ardbeg is probably one of the most loved or hated distilleries on Islay, founded back in 1815 by John Macdougall, who sold it for the sum of £1800 in 1838 to Glasgow spirit merchant Thomas Buchanan.. In 1887 the distillery is recorded as producing 250,000 gallons ( 1.1 million litres) of spirit per year which…

That Boutiquey Whisky Company Blend #3 batch 1.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company just keeps on giving.. This time I have the pleasure of sitting down with one of their blended whiskies, Blend #3 batch 1 which as soon as you open the bottle just seems to scream sherry so I’m more than happy to spend a little time with this in my glass…..

Arran White Stag Release 3 Tasting Panel.

Just recently the Isle of Arran distillery offered up the chance to take part in choosing the latest White Stag release, entries from all over were sent in and a lucky few ( 20 I believe) were selected and yes I was extremely lucky to be one of those selected.. Once the samples arrived, we…

Glen Moray ” Bottle your own” Port Finish.

There is something magical about visiting a distillery and being able to take away an exclusive “bottle your own”  expression, the experience just gives the visit that little bit of an extra special feeling.. If like me you visit a distillery on every opportunity you will know that bottling your own exclusive whisky is on…

A trio of 94’s from Glen Moray..

1994 has always been a special year for me as it was the year my first daughter was born, so when Glen Moray had a live tasting on twitter and a 1994 sherry finish was involved I was more than interested.. As anyone who knows me knows I’m very partial to a sherry cask whisky…

THE GLENDRONACH RELEASES BATCH 15 CASK BOTTLING

Press Release.     THE GLENDRONACH RELEASES BATCH 15 CASK BOTTLING The GlenDronach Distillery has today (16th June 2017) released Batch 15 of its individual cask bottlings. The six whiskies released in Batch 15 ​range from twenty-one to twenty-seven years in age, and are drawn from either Pedro Ximenez or Oloroso sherry casks. The oldest…