Articles by Bill

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. [...]

The Bruichladdich Infinity Edition 3.10

December 31, 2013

[The last day of the year is the perfect day to remember loved ones we have lost, so on this December 31st, we remember a whisky that probably disappeared from shelves before [...]

The Speyburn 25

December 24, 2013

Tasting notes: The Speyburn 25 nose, fresh out of the bottle, is the crackling smoky crust of barbecued wild boar ribs in prune sauce, prepared by Lionel Whitsbury, the [...]

The Glenrothes 1998-2013

December 20, 2013

Tasting notes: The Glenrothes 1998-2013 opens on the set of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs with a parasailer being towed by a windsurfer on a lake of simmering beef stew [...]

The Kilchoman 2007 Vintage

December 12, 2013

Tasting notes: The Kilchoman 2007 nose opens with oat scones—no maple frosting, alas—smoked over driftwood and flash-dried seaweed. Tween-age barley, enjoying a more [...]

The Glenmorangie Signet

December 5, 2013

Tasting notes: Walking into the MaltCave, before learning that the pourMeister had splashed the Glenmorangie Signet into glasses,  it was easy to believe that John’s [...]
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