Tag Archives: Smoke

Great King St Vertical Tasting

Great King St Vertical Tasting

Anyone who reads our blog regularly will know that we are huge fans of Compass Box. Not only do they make blending cool, they’re not afraid to try new things and the whiskies they do craft together are some of the finest around. One of the gems in their range is the Great King St Artists blend that we reviewed some time ago. Well now they have some experimental releases out; one sherried and one smokey and in a stroke of genius they’re asking the public to decide which should make it as a permanent release. It’s a bit like XFactor for grown ups really. And better.

Old Ballantruan Tweet Tasting

Old Ballantruan Tweet Tasting

Another whisky tasting with The Whisky Wire – go on then! After the thrills and spills of the SMWS tasting we were delighted to be involved with the next in a cracking Autumnal series of Tweet Tastings – a side by side comparison of two Old Ballantruans; the original and the literally just launched 10 year old.