Category Archives: Glenfiddich

A few bottlings from yonder years

Occasionally I get the chance to try some whiskies from a long time ago, back when I was wee. Sometimes I create these occasions for myself by buying a sample or a dusty bottle in a shop or an auction. … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram

So, I stared well with that Advent Calendar blogging. Then the Blind Tasting Competition started and that took over. I tried blogging twice per day but that was just too time consuming. Catching up with a massive blog post and … Continue reading

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Burnside 1989-2014, 24 years old, 51.7% – Whiskybase

This is a blended malt, in a way. Well, officially it is. It’s a cask of Balvenie, teaspooned with Glenfiddich. So actually, it’s just Balvenie which they put some Glenfiddich in to make sure no one can call it that. … 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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Maltstock – A trip around Dufftown with Michael Lord

The second masterclass I got for this year’s Maltstock was titles ‘The Whiskyshop Dufftown’. Apart from that, no information was given and with Michael Lord it can go any way I figured. Last year he was at the festival with … Continue reading

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BTC sample 7 – Glenfiddich Brand Ambassador Samples

Well, no introduction today… I’ve run out of introductory crap to write. Sniff: Again, one of those thickly bourbon-cask-coated whisky that kind of hide the distillery character. Vanilla, simple syrup, pineapple. Thick creamy custard, lemon curd. Could be the same … Continue reading

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