Duncan Taylor Single Cask Brackla vs Glenallachie

With everything that’s currently going on in the world, it’s a little hard to stay focused. It’s a bit difficult to celebrate pretty much anything in my life, even as there are positive vibes all around me. Whisky becomes a solace and a friend, there in times of the good and the ugly. And yes, […]

Mortlach 13-year-old vs Balvenie Single Barrel 12

I am very excited about today’s tasting! Mostly because I’m pairing Mortlach 13, which is a natural cask strength single malt from the refill and virgin oak casks, with a very similar style single malt from Balvenie, which is a 12-year-old first-fill [same as “virgin”] single barrel. Both from Speyside and pretty close to each […]

Glenfarclas 105 vs Mortlach 13-Year-Old

Well, it’s the end of 2021, and although the world is out there celebrating “something”, inside it’s just another night, which will roll into a new day, and so on, till our home remains within the orbit. So instead of doomsday thoughts, I choose to focus on the whisky. For this round, I select two […]