Benriach The Twelve

This dram was a gift from a great friend for my birthday and has a fantastic Autumn golden colour that makes promises as to what you can expect, and then delivers. This 12 year old dram has seen some secondary maturation action in casks that formerly housed Sherry, bourbon and Port The nose initially reminds … Continue reading Benriach The Twelve

Tullamore Dew Rouge

A beautiful looking dram that’s been matured for 13 years in bourbon and Sherry casks before being finished in Bordeaux Pomerol wine casks The nose on this dram delivers lots of cherry, raspberries and redcurrant with vanilla and light woody notes The palate is very fruity but light with cherries, spice and fragrant red wine … Continue reading Tullamore Dew Rouge


I fancied something different tonight so was delighted to find this in my whisky room. It has a light golden colour and fine legs so I guessed I was in for something special The nose is smoky as you’d expect from a whisky that suggests “just enough peat to start a fire”, and there’s also … Continue reading Allt-á-Bhainne

Redbreast PX Edition

A good looking dram that promises much and delivers enormously. It’s from their limited edition range and apparently is highly sought after. I saw this in Dublin Duty Free and thought I’d give it a go as the 12 and 15 year old expressions are SO good. It was also limited to one bottle per … Continue reading Redbreast PX Edition


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