Category Archives: Whisky Advent 2015

KWM Whisky Advent 2015 Day 15 – Old Pulteney 12 Year

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 15 – Old Pulteney 12 Year Old Pulteney is one of only 2 distilleries in Scotland named after a person, the other being Glen Grant in Rothes. The Old Pulteney distillery was built in Pultneytown, … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent 2015 Day 14 – Teeling Single Malt

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 14 – Teeling Single Malt The Teeling Family has been in the whiskey business since 1782 when Walter Teeling setup a small distillery on Dublin’s Marrowbone Lane, in the Liberties area. At the time there … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent 2015 Day 13 – Springbank Hazelburn 12 Year

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 13 – Springbank Hazelburn 12 Year Hazelburn is the name Springbank Distillery gives to their unpeated triple distilled expression. It is a tribute to the Hazelburn Distillery which opperated in Campbeltown for a hundred … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 12 – Glenfarclas 21 Year

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 12 – Glenfarclas 21 Year It has been a busy week, in case you haven’t heard, and while I wish I could have found the time today to wax eloquently about the Glenfarclas Distillery, … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 11 – Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2015

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 10! The Isle of Islay is the home to some of the most iconic distilleries in Scotland: Bowmore, Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig. It is a Mecca for whisky lovers the world over, and when … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 10 – Connoisseurs Choice Auchroisk 1996

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 10! Well I am a dram short and a day behind but we’ll get caught up today come hell or high strength whisky… Day 10 has us sipping on another Gordon & MacPhail bottling. … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 9 – Compass Box Great King Street Glasgow

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 9! Compass Box is Scotland’s most respected Boutique Blender, and 2015 is it’s 15th Anniversary, a banner year. The firm was founded by John Glaser who’d got his start in the liquor business working … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 8 – Glenglassaugh Evolution

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 8! Glenglassaugh distillery is built into the sand dunes above the east end of the Sandend Bay on the Moray coast. Established in 1875 by Col. James Moir the distillery remained in the family … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 7 – Glendronach 15 Year

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 7! Wind the clock back a decade and Glendronach was a little known Highland distillery. Whisky connoisseurs in the know, knew of that ‘Guid Auld Glendronach” but the brand had been long neglected by … Continue reading

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KWM Whisky Advent Day 6 – Ardbeg 10 Year

Welcome to KWM Whisky Advent Day 6! Ardbeg is one of two Islay distilleries which marked their 200th birthdays this year. The iconic Hebridean Island distillery has been on a tear for the last 15 years, and it has one … Continue reading

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