Bourbon Cask

Arran 5yo by A.D. Rattray (Review)

Arran 5yo by A.D. Rattray (Single Malt Islands Scotch Whisky Bourbon Cask Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

Some people might say that five years of maturation are not enough to let a whisky develop depth and character. Yet, if you are in the mood for a young and wild whisky, a spirit that did not spend too many years in the cask might be exactly what you have been looking for. (more…)

Box Whisky The 2nd Step Collection 02 (Review)

Box Whisky The 2nd Step Collection 02 (Swedish Peated Single Malt Whisky Dram Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

A few days ago I met Box Whisky’s Brand Ambassador Bo Eng at the BorderShop in Puttgarden, where this spring’s edition of Whisky & Festival took place. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you might remember our little article on our visit. (more…)

Tobermory 21 by Cadenhead’s (Review)

Tobermory 21yo by Cadenhead's (Small Batch Single Malt Scotch Whisky Bourbon Cask BarleyMania)

Buying a single cask whisky by Scotland’s oldest independent bottler Cadenhead’s at Hanse Spirit has become somewhat of a tradition for me. Last year, I purchased a stellar Dalmore 24yo with a rum finish from their booth. This year, I went home with this outstanding Tobermory(more…)