Category Archives: Highland Park

Whiskies of the year: Runners up

I published the post with my whisky of the year last Monday. Generally I do the runners up first, or all in one post or so, but in this case it was a brand new whisky that I had not … Continue reading

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Highland Park 1995-2017, 22yo, 53.2% – Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Exchange

So, yet another sample sent to me from The Whisky Exchange. It’s the same as with everything in London: I should visit it sometime. Somehow, London seems elusive to me. It’s been on my wishlist for years, but it’s never … Continue reading

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Highland Park 1988, 29yo, 51.5% – Cadenhead’s Cask Ends

I have no certainty how I got my hands on this sample, but I think it was from a bottle share from some guys in England, together with a heap of Springbank Open Day stuff. Anyway, when I saw a … Continue reading

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Highland Park Ice, 17yo, 53.9%

The Highland Park Ice Edition. After a few series centered around viking-based marketing there suddenly was a new series that focuses on I don’t know what. Ice is not really an element, so that can’t be it. To be honest, … Continue reading

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Highland Park 18, 1956-1974, 43%

Recently I got the chance to get my mits on a tiny sample of this 18 year old Highland Park. Obviously I wanted in, and thanks to some timily obtained bottled I was able to trade for it instead of … Continue reading

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Highland Park 1999, 16yo, cask 4260, 56.6% – Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Exchange

The second sample I got from The Whisky Exchange is a cask strength Highland Park from 1999. About the same age (or exactly the same age) as the Aberlour. This one’s from a bourbon cask, which deviates a little bit … Continue reading

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Highland Park 1999-2010, 10yo, 59.3% – SMWS (4.141 – Simply Delicious)

Apparently, even the SMWS tasting panel is something lost for words when naming their whiskies. I can imagine after having done about 4000 of them, but ‘Simply Delicious’ doesn’t sound very inspired… Anyway, fresh bourbon barrel and Highland Park is … Continue reading

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