Monthly Archives: December 2016

Whisky Advent Day 25 – Scotch Malt Whisky Society

I hope you’ve all enjoyed our journey of whisky discovery over these past 25 days and I sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed the selection. The Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar is an opportunity for us to introduce participants and recipients … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 24 – G&M Macphail’s Collection Glen Scotia 1991

Our Whisky Advent Day 24 bottling from 2016 is a bit of a mystery. Distilled in 1991, we have no idea how old it is, and a cursory glance of the internet seems to indicate that no one knows. This … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 23 – Glendronach Peated

Our Day 23 whisky is the first ever peated offering of Glendronach single malt, and a new core range release for the distillery. Billy Walker and his team at BenRiach Distillery Co. have made hay with their peated expressions of … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 22 – Glenfarclas 15 Year

There are just 4 whiskies left in the 2016 Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar, and when you open Day 22 you’ll find the Glenfarclas 15 Year. Glenfarclas 15 has been the distillery’s flagship whisky for as long as I … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 21 – Stronachie 18 Year

Hard to believe it is already Whisky Advent Day 21, time flies when you are having fun… Some of you will likely be familiar with today’s whisky, Stronachie 18 Year, but most of you will not. This mystery malt is … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 20 – Tomatin Cask Strength

The Tomatin distillery sits high in the Highlands of Scotland in the town of the same name. This is no coincidence, the distillery owns the town, and the distillery manager is it’s Mayor! Tomatin is located south of Inverness on … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 19 – Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Oak 46%

Today’s, is one of two whiskies in the 2016 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar, which we are unable to sell. Not because we don’t want to, but because there isn’t any further stock. Over the course of this year it was … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 18 – Glendronach 8 Year The Hielan or … !

There are just 8 whiskies left in the Kensington Wine Market 2016 Whisky Advent Calendar. There are two different whiskies for Day 18… and as you can imagine there is a story there. If you picked your calendar up before … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 17 – Balblair 2005 Vintage

Balblair is one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries. The official founding of the distillery  was in 1790, by a local man named John Ross. There are records though that indicate the distillery may have been operating on its original location, as … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 16 – G&M Distillery Label Glenburgie 10 Year

It is a busy Friday at KWM, the second last until Christmas. Our 2016 Malt Messenger Christmas Gift Guide was just sent out via email. If you’re not a subscriber to our famous Whisky E-Newletter, check it out… We’re busy, … Continue reading

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