Category Archives: Macallan

Macallan 15yo, Pedro Ximénez finish, 52.3% – Darkness!

Another one of those Darkness! reviews. And, let’s be forward here: my favourite of the bunch. Macallan got a lot of flack over the last couple of years, more or less since the Fine Oak series came out and their … Continue reading

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Macallan 7, released in 2004, 40% – OB for Giovinetti & Figli Import

A 7 year old Macallan I tried some years ago in Ghent, when my wife took me there as my birthday present. When in Ghent, as a whisky lover, you have to visit Bob Minnekeer’s Glengarry pub and since I … Continue reading

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Macallan 1966-1999, 43% – Gordon & MacPhail Speymalt

When an offer comes along buy a sample of a dram like this at an acceptable price, there is no time for doubt. Luckily I was in time to snatch up one of these babies before they sold out at … Continue reading

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The rest of the day in Speyside

Apart from our kick-ass tour at BenRiach distillery we spent the rest of the day driving through the countryside. I was planning on visiting Macallan and Aberlour. The latter as much for their supposedly stunning bottling as for the distillery. … Continue reading

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Maltstock – Something Special with Master of Malt

Ben Ellefsen, aka the guy who runs Master of Malt, aka Professor Cornelius Ampleforth came over with Cat Spencer (also from Master of Malt) and Joel Harrison (from to host this tasting of supposedly eight whiskies. Unfortunately, something went … Continue reading

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Whisky Import Nederland

Gisteren ben ik, als koeriersdienst van een hoop sample flesjes, even naar Uitgeest gereden om deze af te leveren bij Whisky Import Nederland, oftewel WIN. Uitgeest is om de hoek, dus een kleine moeite en het scheelde de beste mensen … Continue reading

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