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Invergordon 44, 1974-2018, 51.6% – The Whisky Show Exclusive (Future Future)

After the Past Future, and the Present Future, we get to the last part of the triptych. The future, as the guys at The Whisky Show’s organisation expect the future to be in the future. I’m once again very close … Continue reading

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Glen Grant 2002, 12 years old, 59.9% – SMWS (9.100)

Sometimes you come across a sample in your sample collection that you can’t remember buying. When you find out it’s a 12 year old Glen Grant at almost 60%, you honestly can’t think why you ever spent money on it. … Continue reading

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Dutch Whisky Festival 2018

In twelve days the inaugural edition of Dutch Whisky Festival will take place. A couple of whisky buddies of mine (Jeroen Koetsier and Arno Borsboom, with help from Michiel Wigman) are organizing it in Arnhem with the festival focusing on … Continue reading

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Balblair 1996-2018, 54.4% – OB for La Maison du Whisky

I love Balblair. I liked them before, but ever since I visited them in 2013, I really loved them. However, I somehow barely ever buy a bottle. Some, but not a lot. Which I tried to remedy a little bit … Continue reading

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The sound of silence…

Sooo, it’s been insanely quiet here. I don’t think there ever has been more than a week of nothing before, but now it’s up to three weeks. This happened because of summer holidays for the last two weeks. Before that, … Continue reading

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My accidental blend…

Last week I blogged about Ardbeg and spontaneously comparing it to my ‘accidental blend’. This blending happening deserves a post of its own, which also is a bit of a ‘look at me fucking up’ post… I’ve embarrassed myself in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! (?)

I’ve been putting this post off for almost three weeks now. Mostly because I’ve had no idea what to write about this time around. Maybe I should start by reflecting a bit on 2017. A year with big ups and … Continue reading

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