Posts Tagged “Tobermory”

Ledaig 12 Year Old 2004 – Single Malts of Scotland (58.1%)

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Ledaig 12 Year Old 2004 – Single Malts of Scotland (58.1%)

In the latest sample pack I got from Specialty Drinks there were two Ledaigs. Today’s 12 year old and an 11 year old  in a sherry cask that I’ll get to reviewing in the next few days. Ledaig was actually the original name of the Tobermory distillery has been producing it’s dual brand since 2007,…

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Ledaig 2008, 7 Year Old – Signatory Vintage (46%)

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Ledaig 2008, 7 Year Old – Signatory Vintage (46%)

Young Ledaigs seem to be all the rage these days, with some very memorable sherry matured 7-9 year olds that hit the market over the past two years. This marks a certain profusion of barrels of Ledaig beginning with the 2004 vintage. The move into Burn Stewart Distillers’ hands was really good for the brand. This expression falls…

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Ledaig 19 Marsala Cask Finish (51%)

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Ledaig 19 Marsala Cask Finish (51%)

Tobermory is shutting down at the end of the month for a two year overhaul of both the stills and the visitor center, and general repairs to some of the older buildings, during which Ledaig (and Tobermory) whisky will be available as normal, including the special limited releases we see pop up like the 19…

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Tobermory 42 (47.7%) – Whisky Review and Full Details of the Release

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Tobermory 42 (47.7%) – Whisky Review and Full Details of the Release

Just before we delve into the Fèis Ìle week celebrating Islay malts, I have an update on on of the most outstanding of my drams of 2015. Back In December 2015, one of my birthday drams was a precious sample of the Tobermory 42, which wasn’t released at the time. You can find the original post…

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Ledaig 15 Pre 2007 (43%) – Whisky Review

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Ledaig 15 Pre 2007 (43%) – Whisky Review

Ledaig is the brand name for the peated whisky produced by the Tobermory distillery on Mull. The distillery is not one with a very large number of core expressions. In fact, each of the two brands only have two core expressions. Tobermory has the 10 year old and the (excellent) 15 year old, and Ledaig…

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Tobermory 42 – Celebrating the Replacement of 42 Year Old Stills – With 42 Year Old Expressions

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Tobermory 42 – Celebrating the Replacement of 42 Year Old Stills – With 42 Year Old Expressions

I have a lot of respect for Burn Stewart Distillers. Taking all their whiskies to 46% (or 46.3%) with no chill filtration or coloring is a move that shows their commitment to quality and transparency, and above all, to the whisky drinking community. It is also no secret that one of their entry level whiskies…

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A Lovely 17 Year Old Ledaig for the Weekend

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A Lovely 17 Year Old Ledaig for the Weekend

In my review of the entry level 10 year old Ledaig I wrote that it was better than I remembered, and quite enjoyed it. Tobermory just released an official bottling of a Ledaig 18, which I have yet to taste, but my friend Manny from Austria sent me a stunning 17 year old Gordon and…

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Tobermory 20 from the Whiskybroker – Taking Spices New Places

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Tobermory 20 from the Whiskybroker – Taking Spices New Places

After a busy week, it’s back to another Whiskybroker expression, this time from the Isle of Mull and its single, two branded distillery – Tobermory. I introduced the Whiskybroker in depth in the Springbank post, so with no further ado, I’ll head to the tasting notes on this lovely Tobermory. Whiskybroker Tobermory 20 Year Old –…

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Ledaig 10 – Island Peat, and Better than I remembered it

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Ledaig 10 – Island Peat, and Better than I remembered it

Ledaig is the brand name for the peated whisky coming out Tobermory distillery on the island of Mull.   Ledaig represents about a half of the annual output of Tobermory, and was created to replicate the old style, but also to supply the needs of the Black Bottle blend, which used to rely on whisky…

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To the Islands!!! The Tobermory 10 from Mull

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To the Islands!!!  The Tobermory 10 from Mull

Tobermory distillery is the only distillery on the island of Mull, and has two brands it bottles, under the two names the distillery: Tobermory and Ledaig. Tobermory is unpeated and comes in a 10 year old, an outstanding 15 year old, and a 19 year old finished in PX sherry casks for over a decade, available…

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