A review of the whisky year 2023, with a list of our favourite new releases, favourite cognacs and rums, as well as some whisky stats and thoughts.

Port Askaig 14 yo ‘Bourbon Cask’ 2004 (45,8%, Elixir Distillers 2018, first-fill bourbon casks)

Port Askaig 30 yo (45,8%, Speciality Drinks 2009) – 89/100

Port Askaig, a new brand by Speciality Drinks / The Whisky Exchange