Category Archives: Rosebank

The Return of the Queen

I like this guest-post thing, so when Tom van Engelen asked me if he could write one about Rosebank, one of his (and mine) favorite distilleries, I didn’t have to think about it for long! Read on!   A whisky … Continue reading

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Bad ass whisky tasting at De Whiskykoning

Last Friday was the day I booked a tasting at my favorite whisky shop. We went to Den Bosch, to De Whiskykoning (who has a new web site, by the way) with some friends for the bad ass whisky tasting. … Continue reading

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Rosebank 1990-2010, 59.3% – SMWS (25.57)

Strangely, there is barely any information on this bottling on the internet. As in, none. I do get some Asian search results, but as you might expect I can’t really work with that. Anyway, we had this sample as the … Continue reading

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Rosebank 1975-2005, 30yo, 54.8% – Silver Seal, Sestante Collection

Ever since I tried a 12 year old Rosebank Flora & Fauna some ten years ago this Lowlands distillery has been a favorite of mine. I think it’s a shame it’s gone and there is no other distillery that comes … Continue reading

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The Diageo Special Releases

My post is a bit late to the party, but I didn’t get around to it yesterday. In the mysterious of Diageo the list of Special Releases was announced yesterday, but not through their PR company (Cognis PR) or their … Continue reading

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Rosebank 25, 1981-2007, 61.4%. Part 3

Where is part two you might ask. Well, I kind of screwed up on my last post about the Rosebank 25. Apparently I had already reviewed it almost four years ago when I just opened it. I forgot, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Rosebank 25, 1981-2007, 61.4%

Rosebank has a tendency to be ridiculously strong, even at higher ages. I know this is partially due to the triple distillation, but also the fill level must have been ridiculously high to be at 61.4% after 25 years. The … Continue reading

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4 Rosebanks in a row

I almost wrote Four Roses, but that would be rather misleading. Especially for a post like this. Probably the most Serge Valentin-esque post I’m ever going to do with four rather different whiskies from one distillery. I was not able … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 15 – Rosebank 20, 1991-2011, 51.1% – SMWS

I’m glad we’re getting into more discernible territory regarding the whiskies. I’m still not good at getting it right, of course but at least there’s a chance now. The whisky that set me of on my nagging spree was that … Continue reading

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Regional Tasting Noord-Holland

The Regional Tastings is a member-organized series of tastings held in certain regions of the Netherlands. The members are of the Usquebaugh Society. This to accomodate smaller groups that don’t like to drive all across the Netherlands for a few … Continue reading

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