Category Archives: Tastings

Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada April 2021 Outturn

by Evan After the crazy-high ABV and Sherry-driven outturn we had in March, it would be understandable if the bottles we saw in April were a little bit… tamer in comparison. Well, the average cask strength may be lower in … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada March 2021 Outturn

by Evan The lineup chosen by the SMWS Canada for March is insane. Feel free not to take my word for it – I am an unabashed SMWS fan and I should not be trusted. Regardless – by bottle stats … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada February 2021 Outturn

by Evan For now, you can read on for my take on the bottles in the February 2021 Outturn below. Quirky (and possibly kinky) bottle names ruled the month in homage to Valentine’s Day. Maybe you will find a new … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada January 2021 Outturn

by Evan If you are reading this, then give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back. Even better – give yourself a round of applause! Hug your loved ones. Kiss your dog or cat if you are an animal lover. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! KWM 2020 Whisky Calendar Day 25: SMWS

by Evan Merry Christmas, Everyone! We made it, guys! It was hard work, but somehow we have gone through 24 drams in 24 days, and now we get to celebrate by tasting a 25th! Crack open the longer and larger … Continue reading

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KWM 2020 Whisky Calendar Day 24 – Loch Lomond 12 Year Old

by Evan The End Is Nigh! – on the 2020 KWM Whisky Calendar. When we pull out this bottle we will have opened all twenty-four panels on the front of the Whisky Calendar box, and we will only have the … Continue reading

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KWM 2020 Whisky Calendar Day 23: Ardmore Legacy

by Evan Day 23 brings us something a little bit different: this is a peated malt from the Highlands. Today’s mini bottle is the Ardmore Legacy. Ardmore distillery was founded in 1898 and was purpose built to provide whisky for … Continue reading

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KWM 2020 Whisky Calendar Day 22: That Boutique-y Whisky Co. Bunnahabhain 10 Year Old

By Evan Day Twenty-Two in our 2020 KWM Whisky Calendar brings us another bottling from That Boutique-y Whisky Company. This is the fourth we have seen thus far – and the second we have Single Malt we have gotten from … Continue reading

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KWM 2020 Whisky Calendar Day 21: That Boutique-y Whisky Co. Strathclyde 31 Year Old

by Evan We are going all Boutique-y once more: behind Door Twenty-one lives the oldest whisky in the 2020 KWM Whisky Calendar by a whole four years! This is the Strathclyde 31 Year Old Single Grain Scotch from That Boutique-y … Continue reading

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KWM 2020 Whisky Calendar Day 20: Balblair 18 Year Old

by Evan Day Twenty is here, and we are getting to the tail end of the 2020 KWM Whisky Calendar. Today, we will be revisiting Balblair Distillery. This time we will be trying one of the Highland Distillery’s newer age-stated … Continue reading

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