Glenmorangie 18 Year Old

I’ve written before about my aversion to, and unwillingness to get caught up in, the marketing bullshit that surrounds and supports whiskies/brands like Ardbeg. Not that I don’t drink nor enjoy them at all, of course, just that I try to remain resolutely impassive in the face of the (rarely convincing or interesting) PR bombardment

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Laphroaig Quarter Cask 48%

It’s been a while between posts. A ridiculously relentless and stubborn cold (my espresso tasted like soil and my malts like metal – something ferrous, bizarrely enough), a (seemingly) increasingly energetic and demanding son (and another on the way very soon – what was I thinking? I blame the booze), together with an ailing relative

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