Talisker Select Reserve | Game of Thrones House Greyjoy

Finally, the last bottle to review in the Game of Thrones whisky series, Talisker Select Reserve paired with House Greyjoy. Talisker is located in the Isle of Skye, which is one of the remote islands of Scotland. The Greyjoy’s rule the Iron Islands which are off the west coast of Westeros. I have had issues…

Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015

Ah, Laphroaig is a brand I truly do enjoy and this 2015 Cairdeas was no exception. For those not familiar with Laphroaig, it is an Islay whisky and each year they release a limited Cairdeas edition (“Cairdeas” means friendship in Gaelic). The 2015 edition crafted by Master Distiller John Campbell was released at the 2015…

Kilchoman Port Cask Matured

Kilchoman Distillery is a small and young distillery first established back in 2005. They are the first distillery to open its door on the Island of Islay in 124 years. So far, I’ve had two of their whiskies, Machir Bay, which was quite impressive, and most recently and what this post is about, the Port…

Talisker 57° North

What, the 1st day of September already, where has the summer gone? And I know, this post should have posted yesterday but I was feeling a bit under the weather so I took the afternoon to rest and get better. Today I am feeling loads better and am back at it with a whisky I…

Laphroaig 15 year-old Limited Edition

It was a weekend of celebrations! Not only was it my boyfriends birthday, but we also got a chance to spend time with two great friends before they move to Hawaii. Knowing this, I jumped at the chance of purchasing a new whisky when I saw Federal Wine and Spirits in Boston, had acquire a…

Talisker Storm

Yikes, if you live in Boston or the Northeast, the words being tossed around by meteorologists in your area include: blizzard, potential historic snow amounts (what??) and storm. My first thought was, Yes Snow Day! I get to work from home tomorrow and maybe even Wednesday, sweet, I’ll take it. I felt like a kid…

Highland Park 12 year-old

I fell in love with Highland Park when I first tasted their 30 year-old expression and got a chance to try Cadenheads 25 year-old Highland Park expression. Those two whiskies without a doubt are two of the best I’ve tasted. If you have not read any of my links above on Highland Park, I’ll give…

Gordon & MacPhail Series Post 1 of 6: Scapa 10 year-old

Nearly two weeks ago my boyfriend and I attended a Gordon & Macphail (G&M) tasting led by their lead importer Gary Kiemach at Federal Wine and Spirits here in Boston. We got a chance to taste six of their whiskies and I thought I would write about them in a series form, starting with the 10…