Tag Archive: Caol Ila

Oct 18

Compass Box Flaming Heart 15th Anniversary Edition

So, I will try to keep the preamble short for this one! As I mentioned in the previous post, when I went to the Compass Box tasting at Trinity Hall, my hope was that Marius would offer one of the more recent, limited edition releases, and he did, and then some! If you’re one of …

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Oct 10

Newcomers Whisky Club May Meeting

Yes, I realize that my posting of the booklet and info from our Newcomers Whisky Club May meeting is very late, but as I noted in my previous update, it was a long, very hot, and busy summer!  I fell behind and am now am just trying to play catch up, so please bear with …

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Aug 23

A Tasting from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Perth

  Our intrepid reporter from Down Under, Mike D, is checking in with us once again, this time to recount his impressions of a tasting hosted by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. This was truly a tough assignment, but he willingly volunteered and appears to have survived to bring us this update!   Last night …

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Mar 25

Whisky Tasting – Birthday Extravaganza

Sometimes it is really nice to have good friends! Last week, a handful of us got together to celebrate a friend’s birthday….and we did it in style with a wonderful “little” selection of whiskies, of course. I emphasize the “little” because, with this group, we usually end up tasting an extensive, and often exceptional, line up …

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Mar 06

Whisky Review – Compass Box The Peat Monster

The Peat Monster is one of the Compass Box Signature Range whiskies. As the name implies, this is a peat-focused dram….and the peatiest whisky in the Compass Box Signature Range. Peat Monster is a 100% Blended Malt whisky composed of heavily peated whiskies distilled on Islay – Laphroaig and Caol Ila; whisky from the Isle …

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