The ongoing semi-peated whisky from Indian distiller Paul John. It combines their fruity unpeated single malt whisky with some 20-25ppm peated spirit to give a sweet and spicy whisky balanced by an underlying earthy smoke.
An innovative malt from this Breton distillery. The whisky is aged first in Breton oak casks before being finished in sherry casks. This whisky has a real marine influence, which no doubt comes from the distillery's coastal location.
After numerous Preludiums, all of which have been incredibly successful, Sweden's first single malt whisky Mackmyra makes its full debut. Interestingly, some roasted Swedish oak casks were used in the maturation.
The 11th Chapter of the English Whisky Company's regular releases, now definitely whisky and made with heavily peated malt. A recent award winner at the World Whisky Masters and a demonstration that English Whisky is something to keep an eye on.
First released in November 2013, this is the 14th 'chapter' in The English Whisky Company's history. Aged for a minimum of 5 years in ex-bourbon casks, this marks another milestone for the distillery and we were very impressed when we tasted it.
First released in November 2013, this is the 15th 'chapter' in The English Whisky Company's history and the peated sister of chapter 14. The first release of a 5 year old whisky from the distillery, this has a wealth of fruit flavours to balance the young peat.
Yes, you read it correctly - this is South African single malt whisky! Three Ships has been distilled and matured at the James Sedgwick distillery in Wellington and the packaging is in honour of Jan Van Riebeek, the dutch colonist who founded Cape Town.
And here we have the new edition of the massively popular Mackmyra, Sweden's favourite (okay, only) native malt whisky. This new version is called 'Fresh Swedish Smoke' and will be the last in the Preludium series.
St George's Distillery give each of their styles of whisky a chapter number, relating to the order in which they were first released. Chapter 12 consists of unpeated whisky matured in Pedro Ximenez casks. Another tasty release from this young distillery.
The flagship single malt from Taiwan's Kavalan. Only operating since 2005 they have wowed the world with their young but full flavoured whisky, concentrating on their signature flavours of tropical fruit.
The entry level release from Tasmania's Hellyers Road distillery. Named after the 'Roaring Forties' winds which bring in the rainwater used in the production of the whisky, this is matured in American white oak barrels.
Millstone is the single malt whisky made by the remarkably versatile Zuidam distillery in the Netherlands. The malt is aged for a minimum of five years in small American white oak barrels, plus ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks.
A limited edition whisky from King Car's Kavalan distillery in Taiwan, part of their range which also includes the orchestrally inspired Solist series. The whisky was selected to show off the range of flavour that the distillery can produce and reflect the multi-armed nature of their parent company.
A rye whiskey from Dutch producer Zuidam, obsessed with the number 100. It's 100% rye, 100 months old and is bottled at 100 Proof US (50% ABV). A great example of how it's not only the USA who can do good whiskey.