Articles by Bill

The Springbank 21 Year Old Lombard

March 4, 2014

Tasting notes: The Springbank 21 Lombard nose opens with wool socks washed in brined and herbed room-temperature de-pulped orange juice. Experimental plants designed to [...]

The SMWS 93.47 (redux)

February 27, 2014

[We reviewed this one a while back and forgot that we did, but we liked it so well, we just reviewed it again. Just take this as the second installment in what could very [...]

The Auchentoshan Virgin Oak

February 22, 2014

Tasting notes: The Auchentoshan Virgin Oak noses oak cakes flecked with daisy petals and the good intentions of your mother as she tries to set you up on a blind date. [...]

The Sazerac Rye Straight Rye Whiskey

February 15, 2014

Tasting notes: The Sazerac Rye Straight Rye Whiskey nose opens with a beautiful floral explosion, like the flowers filling Westminster Abbey at the death of the [...]

The Highland Park Ragnvald

January 30, 2014

[This is the middle of three higher-end travel retail only releases from Highland Park.]   Tasting notes: The Highland Park Ragnvald opens with chervil and celeriac, [...]

The Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve

January 26, 2014

Tasting notes: The Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve nose opens with a cloved orange put between graham crackers by a color blind person who thought it was a marshmallow. [...]
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