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Wolfburn’s core bottlings of Northland and Aurora are soon to be bolstered with the new peated expression Morven. In advance of that the alchemists from Thurso are presenting us with ‘Wolfburn No.128’ – their first small batch whisky. Matured in smaller casks from a lightly peated spirit, No.128 provides us with our first proper look […]

BarleyMania won a bottle of Kylver 2 in a competition.  Read the full review here Eye: Light amber. Nose: The Kylver II is not only delightfully fruity but also rather discreet on the nose. It unfolds an autumnal bouquet of garden fruits such as quinces, gooseberries, brambles and very ripe apples. In addition, there are also […]

Popular whisky reviewers The Dramble give Wolfburn’s Kylver 2 an 87/100   Wolfburn have some pretty big shoes to fill – their own. Blasting onto the scene in 2016, their initial two general releases: Handcrafted (now renamed Northlands) and Aurora were both impressive and belied the commonly held assertion that older is better. Now as […]

Seriously, I had first thought we’d do the most stupid session ever, young Ladyburn (we’ve got a new one – so to speak – in) vs. Wolfburn, just because of the names. But I came to my senses after having seen all those newish Auchentoshans, and thought tasting that old young Ladyburn as an interesting […]

NOSE Some citric vibrancy and chilli heat, then a touch of cut capsicum opens things, but immediately this is swept away by estery fruits: fresh pear, Russet apple. Then comes lawnmower box, dewed grass and lightly Sherried warmth rises: nuts and fruit cake mix. With water, proving dough – then the pears again. PALATE Very […]

81.09/100   Currently displaying 248 member votes on Wolfburn’s 2016 bottling.   view the database here

  Mark Dermul, Belgian Whisky blogger, tries the very first offering of the northernmost distillery on the Scottish mainland. Wolfburn Distillery in the Northern Highlands has finally released their very first single malt. The distillery, founded in 2012, launched a 3 year old in February 2016. Many people have been looking out for it – […]

The first ever video review of Wolfburn has been uploaded, and a rather excellent review it is, by Malt Man Mike.  Thanks Mike!    

Now the most northernly distillery on the Scottish mainland Wolfburn released this first whisky in March 2016, matured partly in quarter casks and some that previously held a peated whisky this is an interesting dram I was very keen on trying. A seriously interesting release from Wolfburn that shows a lot of promise, I’d have […]

Horst Luening provides an ample video review on