Articles by Stephen

The Whisky Explorers Club

January 23, 2010

As you may have gathered, we’re partial to smaller bottles of whisky–at least for purposes of reviewing them for this site, and at least until we build up enough [...]

The Singleton 12 (50 ml airline bottle)

January 21, 2010

Tasting notes: I have always been impressed with the thoughtfulness and thoroughness that some of the master whisky bloggers, such as Dr. Whisky, John Hansell, and Karen [...]

The Tobermory 10 (50 ml airline bottle)

January 16, 2010

Tasting notes: The Tobermory 10 begins with a flash of honey or syrup, a brief delight like that of the detached spectacle of musket fire before the realization that you [...]

The Auchentoshan Three Wood

December 17, 2009

Tasting notes:  The moniker “Three Wood” pleads insistently–but no less annoyingly–for a carefully crafted golf reference (unlike the variant [...]

The Bowmore 18

November 25, 2009

Tasting notes:   The Bowmore 18 gives new meaning and depth to the concept of a marriage of opposites.  From beginning to end, this excellent dram draws one inextricably [...]

The Dalmore 12

November 9, 2009

Tasting notes: IsTheDalmore12Tasty.com Rating: –On the scale of single-serving websites— The Dalmore 12 is IsAbeVigodaDead.com— not nearly as exceptional as [...]

Announcing the Inaugural Malty Award

October 28, 2009

What would a blog with tasting notes be without its own (perhaps even name-branded) award?  Obviously, a blog with tasting notes that doesn’t have its own award.  But [...]
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