Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Islay Barley 2014: Peated Perfection

The latest single malt from the storied Scotch house encapsulates everything a true Islay whisky can and should be. “Progressive Hebridean distillers.” That’s how the fine folks at Bruichladdich would like to be addressed and it seems outright rude to regard them otherwise. The storied Scotch house continues to flex its muscles as the most … Read more

Glenmorangie A Tale of the Forest: Limited-Edition Single Malt

There are so many effective descriptors applied to Scotch these days: fruity, velvety, contemplative, expensive. The adjectives go on and on. But “experimental” is seldom counted among them. That’s because the rules governing the whisky’s production are notoriously constrictive—especially when it comes to single malt, which can only be crafted using malted barley, water, yeast…and … Read more