11yo

Strathclyde 11yo by Old Particular (Review)

Strathclyde 11yo by Douglas Laing's Old Particular (Single Cask Grain Scotch Whisky Glasgow Sherry Tasting Notes)

Having visited a fair share of distilleries and attended quite a few masterclasses, tastings and fairs throughout the first half of 2017, my palate made the acquaintance of many outstanding whiskies this year. Naturally, it is impossible to say which of them was THE best. (more…)

Ledaig 11yo by Old Particular (Review)

Ledaig 11yo by Old Particular (Single Cask Peated Malt Scotch Whisky Douglas Laing Tobermory Isle Of Mull BarleyMania)

A huge fan of peated malts, it should come as no surprise to you that the Isle of Islay is one of my very favorite whisky regions. But of course those 240 square miles of land at the western shore of Scotland are not the only place in the world where smokey drams are being produced. (more…)

Talisker The Distillers Edition 2014 (Review)

BarleyMania - Talisker The Distillers Edition 2014 (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review Tasting Notes Islands Skye Diageo)

I have to hurry a little with this review because my bottle of Talisker‘s wonderful Distillers Edition from two years back is slowly but surely coming to its end. Considering all the joy this precious dram from the Isle of Skye on the northwestern coast of Scotland gave me, I definitely want it to be featured here on BarleyMania (more…)