Octave Tormore (DT) vs Càrn Mòr Tamdhu (MMcK)

When I was a kid and watched adults take down shots of vodka, I never really understood what they meant when they said about someone, “he doesn’t know how to drink“. Later, of course, I realised that it’s all about handling one’s alcohol [and behaving properly while intoxicated]. But I think it also can encapsulate […]

Fettercairn 16-Year-Old vs Fettercairn 22-Year-Old

It’s interesting to compare one distillery against the other. Especially when I pick bottlings of equal age, style, ABV and most importantly, their maturation process. It’s only then the slightest notes of one begin to possibly outshine the shadows of the other. But what about bottlings from the same distillery of different ages, ABV and […]

Tamdhu 12 vs Càrn Mòr Tamdhu 1997 Single Cask

I’m pretty excited about today’s pairing. First of all, because it’s from one of my only recently discovered and immediately newly favourite distilleries, and second, because I get to compare an entry-level distillery bottling against an independent, albeit a much older single cask whisky. It already sounds like the 22-year-old will win this round, but […]