Lagavulin 8 yo Review

Lagavulin 8 yo Review

Lagavulin distillery has released Lagavulin 8 Year Old, a limited edition expression to celebrate its 200th anniversary. The expression was inspired from the time Alfred Barnard, a travelling expert visited the distillery in the 1880s and tasted an 8 yo whisky he deemed to be “exceptionally fine”. Lagavulin has recreated …

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Auchentoshan American Oak Review

Auchentoshan American Oak

Auchentoshan American Oak has launched into the Australian market with a #distilleddifferent campaign combining a cocktail competition with photography. Auchentoshan American Oak (40%ABV) is a Lowlands single malt that bears no age statement, is triple distilled and matured exclusively in first fill ex-bourbon barrels. Bright gold in colour, the nose exhibits …

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Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin

Four Pillars distillery has released the second vintage of Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin, a gin that is batch distilled then steeped with Yarra Valley Shiraz grapes. The key point here is “vintage” as this gin is unlike any other. In 2015, the distillery released the first vintage. Shiraz grapes …

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Glen Orrin 5 yo Blended Malt Review

Glen Orrin 5 yo Blended Malt

Today we’re reviewing something a little different. Glen Orrin 5 yo is a blended Scotch whisky available through retailer ALDI as part of their newly-launched range of award-winning Scotch whiskies. Very little information is known about Glen Orrin 5 yo. It is a blended malt, aged for a minimum of …

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The Charming Squire, Brisbane

The Charming Squire, Brisbane

The Charming Squire is a micro brewery producing small batch in-house brews to complement the full range of James Squire beers and ciders in Brisbane’s South Bank. The Charming Squire The brewhouse is a partnership between Mantle Group and James Squire and allows the brewers freedom to create small batch …

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