While doing community service, Glaswegian young offender Robbie (Paul Brannigan) is mentored by a whisky-loving social worker (John Henshaw) and discovers he has a nose for fine malts. Worried that he is trapped in a cycle of poverty and violence, Robbie sees a way to make a fortune with a whisky-related crime.
Like good whisky, Loach is mellowing and becoming subtler with age — though a swift chug still has a bit of a kick.
Reviewed by Kim Newman
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