Category Archives: Lochside

Family Silver 1972-2017, 44yo, 41% – Cooper’s Choice

When this one popped up last year, I instantly bought it. A bit of an impulse buy that I try to stay away from, but in this case it all turned out well. Especially after tasting it. The blend is … Continue reading

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Lochside 21, 1979-2000, 50% – Douglas Laing’s Old Malt Cask

Most Lochsides I’ve tried have been from 1981. Both Lochsides I’ve owned are from 1981. There are some older versions out there, but most of these were from before I was interested in whisky of this caliber. Lochside is one … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 6: Lochside 1991-2008, 46% – Gordon & MacPhail for the Whiskytalker

After this day we’re over a third of the competition in. So far I don’t consider I’m doing badly, although I am quite jealous of other people’s scores. Still, I can wrap my head around this being for fun better … Continue reading

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A short impression of De Whiskykoning’s Bottoms-Up tasting

Yesterday was the annual Bottoms Up tasting. I was invited becaus I went to (or brought enough people to) tastings last year. I hope I make it again for next year. I didn’t take any in depth notes because I … Continue reading

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Bottle-share uitslag

Nu alle bottle-share flessen nogmaals geproefd zijn en de aanvankelijke proefnotities zijn aangevuld met wat uitgebreider materiaal rest er weinig meer dan een lijstje te maken van de uitslag. De top 10 (uit 10) whisky’s, welke vind ik het lekkerst … Continue reading

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Lochside 1991-2010

Dit is de eerste Lochside die ik ooit geprobeerd heb. Lochside staat bekend als een extreem fruitige whisky, dus ik was eigenlijk wel benieuwd in welke richting ik dat moest zoeken! Lochside is in de 90-er jaren gesloten dus de … Continue reading

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Bottelier Zonneveld

Afgelopen vrijdag ben ik, om de eerste 4 flessen van de bottle-share op te halen, naar Leon Zonneveld in Maassluis gereden. Hij heeft een kleine, maar mooie slijterij met veel lekkere whisky’s die het schap sieren. Ik noem hem nog … Continue reading

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