Category Archives: Port Charlotte

Peat Night 2018, at De Whiskykoning

It’s already been over a month, but a fond memory still. On the 9th of November we went all the way to Den Bosch for the annual Peat Night, or ‘Turfkoekhapavond’. It was an utter disaster to get there, as is … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte, 13yo, 2001-2015, Fresh Oloroso cask, 61.6% – Private Cask for Aart Appeldoorn

It’s been a while since I tried a Port Charlotte. It also seems the private casks and indie bottlings have gotten fewer in the last couple of  years (maybe since Remy Cointreau took over?), but I got this sample from … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte 2004-2015 , 10yo, 50% – Caskplan

Caskplan is a Dutch collective of whisky fanatics that own some casks in Scotland. Obviously they plan to bottle those casks under their own label and have some awesome drinks available that they owned from the distillation date till the … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition day 14: Port Charlotte PC11, 59.5%

So, the end of the competition is drawing close, but there’s still room to get some points. Even so, if I would get 100 points per day now, and nobody else would too, I’d still win. You can guess I … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte Scottish Barley, 50%

It’s been forever since I last tried an official Port Charlotte. Somehow after the PC8 they dropped off my radar and I don’t know why since I really like this Bruichladdich brand. I did try some indies here and there, … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte 10yo, 2002-2013, 62.5% – Private Cask for Nickolls & Perks

Last year, when I was participating in quite a lot of bottle-shares I had just told myself to stop doing that. Then this popped up. I had to have it. Why? It’s Port Charlotte, it’s a peated, sherried dram and … Continue reading

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A Sense of Elemental Freedom, Port Charlotte, 7yo, 66.6% – SMWS

We’re taking it in a totally different direction with this Elemental Freedom stuff. Port Charlotte, one of the few numbers I do know from the Society goes for incredible sherry and peat combinations. In most cases accompanied by huge amounts … Continue reading

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