Craft Whisky Club

A closer look at Mackmyra Ten Years

2017-05-17

Sweden most famous distillery Mackmyra has recently launched Ten Years, a Swedish 10-year old single malt whisky. It’s actually the first Mackmyra whisky with an age statement, and I had the chance to receive a sample for review… So let’s have a closer look at this new baby! Ten Years has been matured in ex-bourbon casks as well as new American oak casks that held …

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Teeling: Making Single Grain Whiskey Great Again

2016-11-07

Grain whisk(e)y seems to be experiencing quite a revival within malt maniacs’ hearts those past few years. What used to be seen as the ugly duckling (you know, this cheap stuff you add to Single Malt to make a blend…) of the whisky industry is quickly regaining some interest and even being recognised as a legit (M)alternative.   As part of my partnership with Craft …

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Weekly Review: While We Wait – R&B Distillers

2016-10-14

After reviewing Borders Single Grain a few months back, I couldn’t miss the chance to have a deeper look at R&B Distillers‘ other expression, While We Wait, which I had the happy surprise to receive within one of my favourite whisky subscription boxes: Craft Whisky Club. With roots in both the Scottish Borders and the Hebrides, R&B Distillers are seeking to build distilleries in both …

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Weekly Review: Wolfburn Single Malt

2016-08-15

Following my recent interview with Wolfburn’s Master Distiller – I promised I would publish a review of their first single malt around here. And there it is! See how I can be trustworthy sometimes… Becoming Scotland’s northernmost mainland whisky producing distillery when it released its first single malt in March 2016, Wolfburn is built just 350m away from the ruins of the 19th century distillery …

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