Articles by Stephen

The Wigle Port Rye

June 29, 2018

Tasting notes: This dram really noses up like a rye from the start, but there are also notes of agate pebbles being smoothed by the waves that bash them into the beach and [...]

The Compass Box No Name

June 4, 2018

Tasting notes: We have a very strict policy here at The Malt Impostor, and we have it down to a four word mantra: no name, no theme. Granted, we rarely ever invoke it (this [...]

The Craigellachie 31

May 5, 2018

Tasting notes: On the nose, this one is deep, dark caramel fudge compressed by a black hole into a jewel-like singularity, using techniques that push the envelope of [...]

The Tomatin Five Virtues Series: Metal

April 11, 2018

Tasting notes: This whisky is part of a limited edition series called Five Virtues (we’ve also covered another expression in the series, Water). It is a collaboration [...]

The Tomatin Five Virtues Series: Water

March 23, 2018

Tasting notes: This whisky is part of a limited edition series called Five Virtues, marking a collaboration between Tomatin Distillery and artist Eva Ullrich. The Water is a [...]

The Tomatin Cù Bòcan 2006 Edition

March 17, 2018

Tasting notes: The 2006 Limited Edition of the Tomatin Cù Bòcan apparently refers to the year this whisky was distilled, since it came out in 2017–and given that the [...]
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