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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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Bottoms up! at De Whiskykoning

Just a bit of bragging, now. Yesterday the annual Bottoms Up tasting at De Whiskykoning took place. All kinds of scraps from his tasting room were available for one last hurrah! Of course, you have to be suspicious of things … Continue reading

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Bowmore 2001, 15yo, 55.6% – Signatory for The Whisky Exchange

This Bowmore did get a bit of talking about in a bottle share group I’m in. Mostly because it clocks in at 160 quid per bottle, which seems like a lot for a 15 year old Bowmore. This was extra … Continue reading

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Frapin 1993 Cognac, 43.2% – The Whisky Exchange

A little while ago I got a surprise sample of a new Cognac bottled for The Whisky Exchange, from producer Frapin. The biggest surprise was that they sent this to me since I know absolutely nothing about Cognac. What I … Continue reading

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