Oban Little Bay

Over the last couple of months, I’ve written (moaned?) a lot on these pages about non-age statement whiskies, especially with regards to Talisker.  The new bottlings from Talisker over the past 18 months or so have given the brand a chance to refresh itself, as well as proving that non-age statement whiskies aren’t the bogeyman
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Mortlach Rare Old

Whenever people ask me what my favourite whisky is, I usually giving the boring answer that it depends on a lot of factors.  However, when pushed I normally opt for one of Scotland’s best but little known malts – Mortlach. Known fondly as “The Beast of Dufftown”, Mortlach was the only distillery in the village
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Talisker Port Ruighe

Between Christmas and New Year, I was treated to a whisky tasting by my friend and distiller extraordinaire, Steven Kersley.  He was good enough to open a couple of bottles from his vast collection, some of which had been distilled as far back as the 1970s.  However, the whisky which surprised me most on the
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