Category Archives: Whisky Advent 2018

KWM Advent 2018 Day 15 – Spey Beinn Dubh Ruby Black Flying Scotsman

by Andrew Evan, observant as ever, noticed that we have our second ‘Black Mountain” whisky in this year’s Advent, as Beinn Dubh is Scots Gaelic for Black Mountain… Beinn Dubh is a whisky produced by the Speyside Distillery, in the … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 14 – Cotswolds Single Malt

by Andrew For the second year in a row, we have an English single malt whisky in the Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar. Last year we had the English Whisky Company, this year we have the Cotswolds distillery. Cotswolds … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 13 – Cadenhead Balmenach 13 Year

by Evan and Andrew Image courtesy of @frombarreltobottle We have another Cadenhead single malt today, and will thus continue the Cadenhead Tale with Part IV. When we left off with George Duthie’s untimely demise, Ann Oliver took over. For the next … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 12 – The GlenAllachie 12 Year

by Andrew We were not alone in our grief when news broke in 2016 that the BenRiach Distillery Co. had been sold to Brown Forman. For the previous decade, BenRiach and GlenDronach had been two of the most interesting distilleries … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 11 – Wolfburn Morven

by Evan Day 11 brings us another first for our KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – This time the first bottle we have featured from the most northern distillery on mainland Scotland: Wolfburn. Today’s whisky is the Morven, a lightly peated … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 10 – Black Mountain Notes Fumees

by Evan Welcome to day ten on the KWM Whisky Advent marathon! Today the calendar has given us our second non-Scottish Whisky – this time coming to us from France. Black Mountain Notes Fumées is the name of the whisky … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 9 – Cadenhead Glen Spey 2001

by Andrew Today’s dram is another Cadenhead single cask bottled for France. Bottled at 54.4%, the whisky matured for 16 years in a Bourbon Hogshead before bottling earlier this year. We have 50mls of the whisky available for sale, and … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 8 – Kilkerran Visitor Center Bottling

by Andrew So today’s whisky is really cool… it is the visitor center bottling from Glengyle Distillery, aka Kilkerran, in Campbeltown. The good folks at J. & A. Mitchell & Co, aka Springbank, Glengyle and Cadenhead, in Campbeltown, were keen … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 7 – Arran 10 Year

by Andrew Image courtesy of @frombarreltobottle It would probably surprise many to know that Arran whisky outsells the World’s THREE bestselling single malts, Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and Macallan, in our shop… combined!!! There are good reasons for this. Firstly, Arran offers amazing value. … Continue reading

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KWM Advent 2018 Day 6 – Shelter Point Single Malt KWM Cask

by Andrew Image courtesy of @frombarreltobottle Shelter Point is not the first craft distillery in Canada to focus on whisky, that honour surely belongs to Cape Breton’s Glenora Distillery. Nor is it the first to produce a Scottish style single malt. … Continue reading

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