Along with the Southside Whisky Club and GRAINS sites I run, I thought it was time to create a little space for reviews of Silent Stills.
'Silent Stills' are whiskies from closed distilleries, so are generally quite rare or expensive, and most likely both. I don't get a chance to taste these very often, so this space will be added to irregularly, but it's here for posterity anyway.
I'll add more here once I've begun to get a feeling for the limited number of closed distilleries that are available to sample, so watch this space. Watch it sporadically, mind.
Finally, one important aspect of this site (and my GRAINS site) is offering a 'value rating', showing how good a purchase each bottle would make. This isn't a simple thing to define, but on this site (through much trial-and-error), I've ended up using the following equation (normalised out of 10):