Category Archives: Glenfarclas

Black Friday 16yo, 54% – The Whisky Exchange

Last week I was sent a sample from The Whisky Exchange for their Black Friday whisky. There was not much information given except the age and the abv, and throughout the week we got morsels of information fed by the … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 1: Glenfarclas 25

So, yesterday night was the first day of the Blind Tasting Competition. I have been looking forward to it for a while now, and I made sure I tried the sample in time. I have been known to forget about … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 1: Glenfarclas 25, 43%

On the first day of the Whisky Advent Calendar, by Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt, I found a sample of Glenfarclas 25 waiting for me. I have to admit I already knew this since I peaked this … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday Bash #5

Today is the 5th birthday of my blog. Almost 1250 posts in, with a couple thousand visitors every month, I’m still having fun doing this. To celebrate, ever since the first birthday in 2010, I invite a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Another iteration of an Usquebaugh Regional Tasting

Every once in a while we do a regional tasting for Usquebaugh Society members. Today was another one themed ‘patience’. That boiled down to mostly bottles from a couple of years ago. In some cases that ‘couple’ is an understatement. … Continue reading

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The annual Bottom’s Up tasting at De Whiskykoning

This year I was invited again to join the Bottoms Up tasting in Den Bosch. Yesterday was the date and after a nicely long train journey┬áI walked through my old home town to get to the shop just in time. … Continue reading

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Glenfarclas Dark Oloroso Cask, 1980-2002, 21yo, 53%

Every couple of years something strange happens in The Netherlands. For some reason, from some warehouse, a pallet of whisky pops up that everyone had forgotten about. A couple of years ago (I think it was 2008) it was Brora … Continue reading

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