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Imperial 1995-2016, 20yo, 50.1% – Signatory for The Whisky Exchange

Before let’s say, 2014 or so, Imperial wasn’t on many people’s radar. They were a closed distillery but not one that had gotten a cult status, unlike Rosebank for example. For me that changed during the Blind Tasting Competition on … Continue reading

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The sixth annual Blog Birthday Bash

This here blog has been around for six years already. The actual date was August third, but that passed rather eventless. However, last Saturday was the annual barbecue-and-booze celebration. I made the fairly predictable huge hunks of pork again, although … Continue reading

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My favorite whiskies of 2014

I started doing my end-of-year lists yesterday with the music one. I love doing that since it makes me reconsider what I’m listening to for a large part of every┬áday, and everybody else does their lists first so I get … 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 18: Imperial 18yo, 1995-2014, 52.4% – Signatory for Asta Morris

So, the final night of this year’s Blind Tasting Competition is upon us. This year, like last year I’ve sucked. This year, unlike last year, there we no ridiculous casks like Lepanto Brandy cask matured Deanston and no ancient ‘nobody … Continue reading

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Imperial 16, 1994-2011, 57.4%, Bottled for The Whisky Shop Dufftown – Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive

Another sample I picked up at Maltstock. I think. I don’t know much about it, but I know I generally enjoy Imperial. Although, I never bougt a drop since I don’t think it is that special after all. It weirdly … Continue reading

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Imperial 1979, 40% – Gordon & MacPhail

I recently (as in, today) received my newest auction winnings. A curious term, winnings. You didn’t win anything, you were just the idiot that wanted to pay most for something. Anyway, this sample of Imperial is an oldie from the … Continue reading

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