Category Archives: Old Pulteney

Old Pulteney 2004-2018, Cask 128, 62.1% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

Old Pulteney is an underrated distillery, in most cases. People now know that older versions, like the 1990 or 1989 that won Jim Murray’s Best Whisky thingy, are good, but there’s a lot more that’s good from the Wick distillery. … Continue reading

Posted in Old Pulteney | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Old Pulteney 10, 1990-2001, 57.8% – Hart Brothers

Halfway through January I went to De Whiskykoning’s Bottoms Up tasting. He put out all open bottles that got too low to use in a tasting and we were allowed to randomly pick a number of drams for tasting. I … Continue reading

Posted in Old Pulteney | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bad-ass Whisky Night at De Whiskykoning #3

Last Friday it was time for the sort-of annual bad-ass whisky night at Whiskyslijterij De Koning in my old home town of Den Bosch. Man have I dropped a year’s salary there over the last decade… Anyway, the concept of … Continue reading

Posted in Glen Scotia, Laphroaig, Old Pulteney, Pittyvaich, Springbank, Talisker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BTC #15 to #18: Old Pulteney, Speyside, Bowmore and Strathisla

Right, again, some catching up to do. Of course this happens in the home stretch of the Blind Tasting Competition. This last period of the competition is also lovingly known as ‘I no longer really care about it since I … Continue reading

Posted in Bowmore, Old Pulteney, Speyside, Strathisla | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blind Tasting Competition Day 2: Old Pulteney 17, 46%

So, since yesterday didn’t get me anywhere, I had to make today count. Big time, since I’m away from home the coming two nights. If my palate is as crap as it was yesterday, it’s not going to get me … Continue reading

Posted in Old Pulteney | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Old Pulteney 2000-2014, 14yo, 61.1%, Hand bottled at the Distillery

Somehow I don’t try many Old Pulteneys. That’s more strange since I generally really enjoy the taste and aroma it brings, with gentle briny notes covered in fruit and vanilla. Deducing from that you might say I prefer the bourbon … Continue reading

Posted in Old Pulteney | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A tasting with colleagues in Hoorn

Posted in Bruichladdich, Caol Ila, Edradour, Glenlivet, Kilchoman, Old Pulteney, Smokehead | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment