Highland Park

The Highland Park The Light

June 22, 2018

Tasting notes: The nose of the Highland Park the Light, a 17yo special release bottled at 52.9% alcohol by volume, is more layered than tiramisu. There’s seawater on [...]

The Highland Park Full Volume

June 7, 2018

Tasting notes: “A skinned peach dotted with heather flower petals.”  That description is meant to capture how very light and how very delicate the nose is.  This [...]

The Highland Park Magnus

March 30, 2018

Tasting notes: Armadillos of sherry notes dot the musical score of pecadillos of lemon floor wax. [John: Bill, have you been drinking again? Or something stronger?]  [...]

The Highland Park The Dark

March 8, 2018

Tasting notes: Having lived through my first winter in Norway (I’m still living through it, to be honest), it is appropriate that writing up the review of this whisky falls [...]

The Highland Park 18

February 12, 2018

[Highland Park recently redesigned their whole line, but since we received this sample long before that occurred, we’ll just call this one a nod to the classic bottle [...]

The Highland Park Valkyrie

October 8, 2017

Tasting notes: The Highland Park Valkyrie 45.9 nose opens with a butterscotch sucker in the shape of a miniature butternut squash that was made from buttermilk by the [...]

The Highland Park Fire

January 29, 2017

Tasting notes: The Highland Park Fire opens with sherry funk pouring out of a smokestack as steadily and inexorably as the tide. It’s flowering, too, like a zinnia cloud [...]

Announcing The 2016 Malty Award

December 31, 2016

We failed to award The Malty in 2015 because, believe it or not, in 2015 we did not found another set of marketing materials that could get within two postal codes of our [...]
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