Tag Archives: Islay

Kilchoman Loch Gorm

Even though Loch Gorm, Kilchoman’s sherry cask aged staple has been in production for a few years, it has only recently been distributed to Western NY. BWG has reviewed several Kilchoman products, all of which are nothing less than excellent (you … Continue reading

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The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

Bruichladdich, one of BWG’s favorite Scottish distillers recently discontinued their “Laddie 10” flagship bottling and replaced it with The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley. We loved the Laddie 10 (you can read that review here), so we were not happy to … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Uigeadail

Recently, we here at BWG have inadvertently relegated our Ardbeg consumption to their special annual releases (you can read all our Ardbeg reviews here) and seem to have overlooked some of their more regularly available stuff. That has been a mistake… Ardbeg Uigeadail’s nose is … Continue reading

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Kilchoman Single Cask Release

BWG has had the pleasure of sampling several whiskies from the young Islay distillery Kilchoman. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Kilchoman’s innate flavor profiles and dissecting the subtle differences between bottlings. Recently, a stock of special releases by Kilchoman … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Auriverdes

Ardbeg’s annual special release is easily one of the most anticipated events in the whisky world. This year to BWG’s delight, Ardbeg decided to do a simultaneous world wide unveiling and distribution of their 2014 special release, Auriverdes. Buffalo’s allotment … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 12

Caol Ila is an Islay distillery that has been in production since 1846. They were acquired in 1972 by what is now the whisky and spirits mega giant, Diageo. Caol Ila’s entry level whisky is their 12 year old single malt. It … Continue reading

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Kilchoman Machir Bay 2013

One of our favorite whiskies is Kilchoman Machir Bay 2012. We love the balanced flavors of fresh autumn leaves and peat smoke. You can read our full review on that whisky here. Kilchoman, one of the newer Islay distilleries, releases … Continue reading

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Laphroaig 18

For BWG October equals changing leaves, pumpkin pie, tweed jackets, cool evenings and warm fires. Smokey whiskies are now in season and we thought an excellent place to start would be with one of the kings of smoke, Laphroaig. Since … Continue reading

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The Laddie 10

As previously stated, Bruichladdich is one of BWG’s favorite distilleries and over the last year we began the long and costly endeavor of collecting the bottles in their extremely vast and ever-changing line of whiskies. This is partly due to … Continue reading

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Bruichladdich – Progressive Hebridean Distillers

Just last week, BWG was featured on Bruichladdich’s website in a news article highlighting whisky aficionados and groups who have an enthusiastic social media presence. It praised those who tout and take pride in their local products and services. “We need … Continue reading

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