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Hanyu 21

Een tijdje geleden begon ik hier een blogpost over, en toen ik dat een tijdje later herlas bedacht ik me dat het een verkeerde titel en afbeelding was. Ik had 2 samples van Master of Malt door elkaar gehaald en … Continue reading

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Chichibu ‘The Peated’ 2012-2016, 54.5% – Ichiro’s Malt

It’s not often that I get to taste Japanese whisky that actually makes sense. That’s quite a bold statement, but my case is this: A lot of contemporary and available Japanese whisky are cheaply made and try to profit of … Continue reading

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White Oak 14 and 15 years old – Eigashima Shuzo distillery

Eigashima is a Japanese whisky distillery that I know mostly of their Eigashima releases in those small dumpy bottlings. However, they also have their White Oak brand which releases some single malts now and then, mostly limited edition that never … Continue reading

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Too many open bottles, part 2

Exactly one year after last year’s post on having too many open bottles, I am planning to do exactly that once more. I still have too many open bottles. Last year at December 30th I set myself a target to … Continue reading

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White Oak 5yo, Single Sherry Cask 5117, 50%

When I sold my last bottle of Hanyu a while ago I agreed upon a partial trade as well as moneys. Luckily, when I went to drop off the bottle BP just got a lot of new Japanese whiskies in. … Continue reading

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Yamazaki 1993-2008, 15yo, 62%, Heavily Peated

This single cask from Yamazaki stood there, on The Whisky Exchange’s website in 2008, staring me in the eye. You know, back in the day where a hundred bucks could buy you good Japanese whisky, from all over the spectrum. … Continue reading

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Hielander Whisky Festival 2013

The whisky festival in Alkmaar, hosted by Wullie MacMorland of The Hielander Scottish Restaurant is usually the first official whisky event of the year. This year it is no different. Funnily enough I go there every year with different people. … Continue reading

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Chichibu New Born 2009 Heavily Peated

Chichibu is the youngest of the Japanese distilleries. It was opened in 2008 by Ichiro Akuto who previously ran Hanyu distillery until it closed in 2000. Since they could only call their product whisky in 2011 and wanted some return … Continue reading

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Regional Tasting Noord-Holland

The Regional Tastings is a member-organized series of tastings held in certain regions of the Netherlands. The members are of the Usquebaugh Society. This to accomodate smaller groups that don’t like to drive all across the Netherlands for a few … Continue reading

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Terug van weg geweest

Zo, daar zijn we weer. Even een weekje er tussenuit geweest om op adem te komen na een belachelijk drukke periode. Weekje Toscane gedaan, dus even geen whisky, maar wel heel veel lekkere wijnen. De komende tijd zal ik het … Continue reading

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