iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowledge, Est. 2015



Kilchoman Barley and Yeast Exploration

Whenever I find something that I can learn from by experience I normally make an effort. I have been exploring the proven concept of terroir for a while now and it seems only fair that I have a go at... Continue Reading →

Claxton’s Tweet Tasting

On the 14th of November the Claxton's Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush from Tweet Tastings was excellent fun and it opened some eyes for me. Teaninich 1999 single cask, 19 yo, 53% ABV, Bourbon Hogshead Springbank 1996 single cask,... Continue Reading →

Highland Park: Global Travel Retail

I was send four drams from Highland Park some weeks ago and now finally I can find a few hours to sit down and enjoy them. So now I am able to smell and taste this flight of HP; SPIRIT... Continue Reading →


I had applied to join in the tweet tasting fun that is a tweet tasting organised by Steve Rush via Tweet Tasting on Twitter. I could join! Yay! Organised by The Whisky Wire this Tweet Tasting gives an insight in the Signature series... Continue Reading →

Highland Park: “The Dark”

When I had nosed and tasted the Highland Part "The Light" I hoped I would be able to taste "The Dark" as well. For nosing and tasting this dram I choose to try out my new Apple Numbers Sheet for... Continue Reading →

Brexit and Scotch Whisky, a 2018 update

As people in Scotland probably know, Scotch Whisky is currently only protected by the European Laws. I wrote a wee blog about it. It is now September 2018. Where does Scotch Whisky stand now in the Brexit process? To be honest,... Continue Reading →

Gordon and MacPhail, Tweet Tasting

A Whisky Tweet Tasting is always a lot of fun. Sharing a dram with like minded people from around the blog-o-sphere is fun. Tasting new whisky is fun. Learning is fun. Ok, this tasting is going to be fun! Organised... Continue Reading →

Highland Park: “The Light”

The fun part about being a Whisky Nerd Blogger Person is that sometimes you end up on a mailing list for whisky related information. Being on such a mailing list has some fun consequences. One of those fun consequences is... Continue Reading →

Talisker Gift Pack a good deal?

I bought this Talisker Tasting Pack and I want to find out if it is a good deal, financially! I bought this set for €42,71 at my local liquor store. A three set of 200 ml. bottles of different Taliskers,... Continue Reading →

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