Author Archives: Sjoerd de Haan-Kramer

About Sjoerd de Haan-Kramer

I'm a web developer at Emakina. I'm highly interested in booze, with a focus on whisk(e)y. I like to listen to loads of music and read quite some books. I'm married to Anneke, have a daughter Ot, a son Moos and a cat called Kikker (which means Frog, in Dutch). I live in Krommenie, The Netherlands.

GlenDronach 10yo, 2003-2013, cask #67, 56.6% for Shinanoya

I really should learn Japanese. This Shinanoya shop in Tokyo has released some awesome whiskies over the years and I just don’t have a chance of being in time for them. This cask from GlenDronach gets some ridiculously high scores on … Continue reading

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FEW Bourbon, 48.4%, batch 1 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

As far as I know this is the first independent release from FEW Spirits. There have been private bottlings, like that Cask Strength bourbon for Master of Malt, but this time they pushed a bit further. Not only is it … Continue reading

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Usquebaugh Society Regional Tasting Noord-Holland – January 2015

Every couple of months someone in the province of Noord-Holland organises the regional tasting for the Usquebaugh Society. They do this too in other areas of the country but not in the same way, where it is at someone’s home. … Continue reading

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Two FEW bourbons. The regular and a single cask.

FEW has had a bourbon on the market ever since the beginning of their whiskey endeavors. Also, what turned me in their direction was a single cask they bottled for Master of Malt some two years ago. That single cask … Continue reading

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A FEW gins: American Gin, Barrel-Aged Gin, Standard Issue Gin

Okay. I promise this was the last FEW pun for now. I’m getting tired of myself everything I think one up and change sentences to accommodate the brand name as a word. Anyway, I decided to do the gins in … Continue reading

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FEW Single Malt, 46.5%, batch 11-0004

Aaand another FEW review. I still have a FEW to go after this one, with three bourbons and two gins left. They’ll follow soon but I’m thinking I might change things up a little bit before this blog starts to … Continue reading

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FEW Rye, 46.5%

The second dram in the FEW bottle-share series. This time I opted for a brown spirit instead of a white one. Just to mix things up. In the end, the brown spirits will be the biggest group since they make … Continue reading

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