Category Archives: Balmenach

Balmenach 1988-2014, 25yo, 54.3% – Signatory Vintage

Balmenach is one of those distilleries that you don’t see many bottlings of. The first one I ever tried was a dirty and slightly rubbery Blackadder bottling, probably about ten years ago. They were put on my map again in … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Blind Tasting Competition of 2014

It’s time to start wrapping up the year with all the semi-obligatory year’s end lists. Those will follow over the coming week. There’ll be a list of my favorite music, whisky, events, other booze and whatever comes to mind. Of … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 10: Balmenach 8yo, 2003-2012, 62.7% – SMWS

Another 0-pointer based on a weird Blair Athol. I don’t think I’ve ever had more than one or two Blair Athols ever. So, even more so than with the Littlemill, I wouldn’t have ever recognized it. More so, I didn’t … Continue reading

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