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.

Waldviertler Pure Rye Malt, 41%

I think I have begun most of my recent post with ‘So, …’, which means I have to diversify. Also in terms of what I’m reviewing, and in this case it’s an Austrian rye malt of undisclosed age. It’s probably … Continue reading

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The state of the internet. Sort of…

So, this is going to be a sort of a contemplative post. About a month ago I wrote how blogging became somewhat less of a priority, with things being busy in just about every other aspect of my life. While I … Continue reading

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Beers of June (and a bit of July)

So, I’ve been on holiday for two weeks, and just before that I didn’t get around to blogging much. Also, our laptop broke, which leaves me not many means of blogging. Add to that the fact that I got a … Continue reading

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Strathisla 1967-2015, 43% – Gordon & MacPhail’s

In the very first bottle share I ever did, which was a Gordon & MacPhail themed one, I had a bottle of 30 year old Strathisla, at 43%. Since that was about six years ago that still was distilled a decade after … Continue reading

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Recalibration

As you might have guessed, blogging has become less of a priority of late. Whereas I normally posted about four to five times per week, I’ve only posted some six times in the last three weeks. That’s 60% less than … Continue reading

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Wolfburn 3yo, 46%

Wolfburn is one of the newest kids on the block that has come on steam three years ago. They recently released their first real whiskies, with this one being the first normal release. There was a inaugural release, but from … Continue reading

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Two Scallywags, 46% and 54.1%

Last week the guys at Douglas Laing organized a Facebook Live event, in which they broadcasted a guided tasting of some of their range. Fred Laing and Jan Beckers talked us through five drams in a rapid fire session, it … Continue reading

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