Of course whisky doesn’t have to be old to be good, but this new Cairdeas expression from Laphroaig shows drives that point home. Read my latest Taste Test column for Robb Report here.
Ian Callum worked with scotch distillery Annandale on this new release. Read my story for Robb Report here.
I made some updates to my single malt roundup for Esquire, you can read what’s new here.
New Taste Test column for Robb Report – Book 3 of Laphroaig’s Ian Hunter Series is pretty damn peaty, even after 33 years in a barrel. Read more here.
Bruichladdich released the first biodynamic scotch (although not the first biodynamic whiskey, that credit goes to Waterford in Ireland). Read my review of it for Robb Report here.
There is a plethora of new whiskey arriving this fall, including some limited edition bottles. Read all about them in my latest for Robb Report.
I updated my list for Esquire with some new picks, kept a few classics, and got to talk about the 80-year-old whisky I recently sampled. Read here.
I reviewed Bruichladdich’s latest Port Charlotte expression for Robb Report, a smoky but complex dram of cask-finished whisky – read it here.
Lagavulin finished this 11YO single malt in Guinness casks for this new release, a collaboration with actor Nick Offerman. Read my review for Spy here.