A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies
Queen of the Moorlands 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 Has nothing to be ashamed of, but could do with more action at the front end.
Queen of the Moorlands Bowmore 1995, Rare Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.20% 7 Nothing wrong, just bottled too early.
Queen of the Moorlands Caol Ila 10 Years Old, Rare Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Very good, but better without water. Is Caol Ila the most consistent distillery ever? So many indies, so few duff drams.
Queen of the Moorlands Laphroaig, Rare Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70% 8 A deft, attractive, dram.
Innovation in whisky is alive and well in the historic market town of Leek,Staffordshire. Richard Jones reports
September 2005, Issue 50, page 33
Power to the people
In the latest of our series celebrating some of whisky's lesser known personalities, Dominic Roskrow catches up with David Wood, owner of The Wine Shop in Leek,Staffordshire.
April 2009, Issue 79, page 33
How do you guarantee customers will love your whisky? Get them to do the selection for you, that's how.Richard Jones joins the Earl Grey Whisky Committee in Leek, Staffordshire, for a night of convers...
April 2006, Issue 55, page 48
What are the best independent bottlings out there? Our tasters tried more than 160 of them to find out. Here are the results…
November 2007, Issue 67, page 21