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Regional tasting Noord-Holland, by the Usquebaugh Society

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Blind Tasting Competition 7 – Inverleven 24yo, 1987-2012, 49.5% – Cadenhead’s Closed Distilleries

Inverleven. Is that a distillery that anyone ever thinks about? “I wish I had another bottle of Inverleven to try”. “This Inverleven has gone up in price recently”. I don’t think so. This one, to my tasting notes and palate … Continue reading

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All in an afternoon’s work

Yesterday was the first regional tasting in Den Bosch that I attended. After my tries and lots of agendas that conflicted with those plans it finally happened. It was worth it. I added a 1966 Glenfarclas and a 25yo Ben … Continue reading

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Clynelish 17 Year Old, Manager’s Dram, 61.8%

This dram is legendary before I even tasted it. I don’t think anyone has tasted this without being blown away, and I am not necessarily talking about its intensity. Anyway, the fourth dram in my Fiddler’s adventure. It’s turning out … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Jon Beach on my visit to Fiddler’s

A first on this blog: A guest post! When I visited Jon Beach this summer in and around his inn he agreed to do a guest post for me. Unfortunately, he’s been very busy writing his Whisky Sponge blog ;-)Continue reading

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Clynelish 17, 58%, bottled for the Broracademy – Cadenhead

Of this bottle there are two versions. One is bottled by Cadenhead in their wood series range. The other were just a few dozen bottled for the exclusive Broracademy. The Broracademy was a massive Brora tasting, inside the remnants of … Continue reading

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Clynelish 1995-2011, 46%, cask #8658 – Robert Graham’s Dancing Stag

Apparently I had a sample of this whisky sitting on my sample shelf for a while. Don’t how it got there or who brought it. But it was there. And when going through those samples to take on holiday I … Continue reading

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Whiskylunch 2013

On April 21st a couple of friends and I went to partake in the annual Whisky Lunch hosted by our local liquor shop and restaurant ‘De 5e smaak’ (the fifth flavour). I went there last year as well, with my … Continue reading

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Clynelish 13, 1993-2006, 46% – John Milroy Selection

Another Clynelish I’ve recently emptied and one that I bought in a clearance sale a few years ago for some € 40 or so. A nice price for a single cask Clynelish if you ask me. Of course, there have … Continue reading

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Clynelish 15, 1997-2012, 53.5% – The Whiskyman

The Whiskyman is a Belgian bottler of supposedly fine malts. He is very popular there, but in The Netherlands I have not seen his bottles yet, apart from this one which I ordered in Belgium… He has a few different … Continue reading

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