The Mortlach 20 Year Old

October 11, 2019

With the doctor ensconced in his leather chair, having explained how to proceed, the man lying on the couch begins: The nose opens with caramel cake in an early [...]

The Mortlach 16 Year Old

September 16, 2019

Tasting notes:Let’s talk for a minute about butterfly kisses.  They are “kisses” made by fluttering one’s eyelashes against another’s fluttering eyelashes or [...]

The Mortlach 12 Year Old

May 4, 2019

Tasting notes:The Beast of Dufftown snorts—we expect fire streaming from its nose, but instead, piñata-like, out pop candied Vienna sausages, little samples of linen from [...]

The Mortlach 25 Year Old

December 23, 2014

Tasting notes: Mortlach is a fave.  It’s a Nick Hornby Top-5 distiller if there ever was one.  So the chance to try their 25-year-old expression was not to be missed.  [...]

The Mortlach 18 Year Old

December 4, 2014

Tasting notes: The nose of the Mortlach 18 is both restrained and singular, like Secretariat in the gate before winning the Triple Crown running away. It’s crouched and [...]

The Mortlach Rare Old

November 18, 2014

Tasting notes:      We are, predictably enough, huge fans of Mortlach. For me, it started when a Master Distiller, who was leading me through his company’s [...]
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