Aberlour Scotch Whisky Reviews

Aberlour is a Speyside* distillery built in 1879 by its founder, James Fleming, who spent the previous 10 years working at the very nearby Dailuaine distillery.  Currently owned by Chivas Brothers, it is located at the confluence of the rivers Lour and Spey.   According to Aberlour, the location was chosen for its “sure supply of pure spring water that flowed over the pink granite of Ben Rinnes [a mountain in Moray, northern Scotland] . . .”

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Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 3 Review

Balvenie Tun

While I have had many opportunities to explore Balvenie’s core range products (which I have thoroughly enjoyed), never wasI  presented the occasion to sample any of Balvenie’s special or one-time release whiskies.

Seeing some of these on shelves, on Instagram and online reviews left me curious, to say the least, and thirsting, to be more specific. However, most of these products come with limited availability and with quite proud price tags. To date, as I mention, I had not had an opportunity to enjoy this range. This past weekend changed that.

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