Category Archives: – World Whisky

Millstone Rye, 10yo, 58.6% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

A little while ago I organized a bottle share of this baby, after tasting some great samples of Zuidam Rye. I got enthused by this one from the moment they announced it at The Whisky Exchange, but I found the … Continue reading

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Eylandt Legend, white spirit, 40% – Kampen Distillateurs

Kampen Destillateurs is a small Dutch distillery in the province of Zeeland. They, like Zuidam mainly produce other drinks. In this case that’s mostly liqueurs, vodka and a grappa like product. A couple of years ago (information is sketchy) they released … Continue reading

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Spirit of Hven, Seven Stars #3, Phecda, 45%

Montsh ago the nice folks at Spirit of Hven Distillery sent me this sample but, I’m sorry to say, it got lost in the box. It’s only the last couple of weeks that I’m really ramping through my samples with … Continue reading

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Millstone Rye, 6.5 yeard old, 43.3%, bottled for the Usquebaugh Society, 2014

Last year the Usquebaugh Society, by far the coolest whisky club in The Netherlands, bottled this six and a half years old (to the day) Millstone Rye Whisky. In March 2014 a delegation of some sixty members made the trip … Continue reading

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Millstone 4yo, Peated, Cask 1-009, 49.5% (Zuidam)

This is a weird one. I can’t find any information on this bottle online, and maybe it’s a cask sample I got from someone. I know it’s been sitting in my sample stash for a couple of years and I … Continue reading

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Hielander Whisky Festival 2015

I realized a while ago that this 5th edition of the Hielander Whisky Festival is also the fifth time I’m there. So so far I didn’t miss a single one. I think this is something to keep up. This year, … Continue reading

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Kavalan Solist Sherry Cask, 58.6%, cask S060710004

While I should technically do another two whisky reviews before getting to this one, as this one was the last whisky of the evening, I decided to skip them as those two bottles were the Bowmore Tempest Batch 3, and … Continue reading

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A trio from Spirit of Hven

With a title like that I almost feel like Serge Valentin, reviewing multiples of the same distillery on a single day. Spirit of Hven is a relatively new distillery in Sweden on the island of Hven. Strangely enough it is … Continue reading

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The annual Bottom’s Up tasting at De Whiskykoning

This year I was invited again to join the Bottoms Up tasting in Den Bosch. Yesterday was the date and after a nicely long train journey I walked through my old home town to get to the shop just in time. … Continue reading

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Lascaw 12 year old, 40%, truffle cask finish

I just got to try this one at Zeewijck in IJmuiden, which happens to be a great shop, run by a great guy, who also organizes last week’s Whisky & Rum aan Zee festival. Which is also great. Anyway, last … Continue reading

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