Category Archives: Glengoyne

Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 3, 58.2%

This review deserves an introduction. A while ago I was interviewed for Dutch whisky magazine ‘Whisky Passion‘. The interviewer (also a blogger) was writing an article on whisky blogging versus ‘old fashioned’ whisky writing. He also interviewed Mark Dermul, and … 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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Glengoyne 25, 48%

It seems Glengoyne has finally joined the ranks of distillers that bottle some of their product at 48%. As far as I remember they always did everything either at cask strength or at 43%. 48% is better. At least I … Continue reading

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A Surprise tasting at De Whiskykoning (2/2)

The second half of the surprise tasting write-up at De Whiskykoning in Den Bosch. Tasting twelve whiskies in a row in just over two hours is taxing. The glasses were properly covered with glass lids so I started by nosing … Continue reading

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All in an afternoon’s work

Yesterday was the first regional tasting in Den Bosch that I attended. After my tries and lots of agendas that conflicted with those plans it finally happened. It was worth it. I added a 1966 Glenfarclas and a 25yo Ben … Continue reading

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Glengoyne 21, 2013, 43%

Right after last week’s posts about the rather awesome Twitter Tasting by Douglas Laing and The Whisky Wire, we’re diving right into another tasting. This time one I physically¬†attended in Den Bosch at De Whiskykoning. At least, I was there … Continue reading

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Glengoyne 21

The first review of the year is one of the last whiskies I tasted last year. One of which the bottle had been open for a while and I wanted it emptied. This 21 year old is their standard 21 … Continue reading

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