Glen Grant is a storied distillery with ties back to one of my favorite dead distilleries, Capperdonich, and a few weeks ago the Malt Nuts set their sights on it. We gathered, we ate, we tasted a bunch of different expressions of Glen Grant blind and we discussed what was going on. Like all of our… Continue!
The Malt Nuts are a great group of guys who get together and drink single malts. Kilchoman is a distillery that puts out young whisky at such an impressive caliber it makes you forget how young it is. Mixing the two together is a recipe for an amazing evening and that’s exactly what we had… Continue!
The latest release of the Springbank Local Barley has created a bit of a stir. It’s picked up some good reviews, some great reviews and some rave reviews. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who didn’t enjoy it. For the Malt Nuts this created an ideal situation to do a blind tasting with the… Continue!
The Malt Nuts have gathered one again, but instead of tackling a single distillery we had something else set in our sights… blends. I know what you’re thinking, but being the Malt Nuts we didn’t tackle your typical bottom shelf blends. Oh no, we saddled up next to some “old and older blends”. By that I… Continue!
Last week the Malt Nuts invited me back for another great meeting and the theme of this one was closed West Coast Lowlands distilleries. As always there was a set focus and it wasn’t just a smattering of what everyone could find; there was a set guest list for our glasses. Also like all of… Continue!