Tag Archives: 1981

Caol Ila 1981-2011, 61.7% – Scott’s Selection

1981 Caol Ila. Apart from me being born in that year, and my wife as well, some other fairly great things happened too. One of the things that interest me most is the vast amount of awesome Caol Ila that … Continue reading

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Glenalba 34yo, 1981-2015, 40%

Somehow, Dutch newspapers and practically every news outlet in north-western Europe was raving about Lidl bottling a whisky that scores 95.5 points in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. Of course, not a single self respecting whisky fanatic reads those scores, since … Continue reading

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The sixth annual Blog Birthday Bash

This here blog has been around for six years already. The actual date was August third, but that passed rather eventless. However, last Saturday was the annual barbecue-and-booze celebration. I made the fairly predictable huge hunks of pork again, although … Continue reading

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Glendullan 1981-2009, 28yo, 49.6% – The Whisky Agency

Here’s just a quick review before all hell breaks loose in December. With what’s coming in regards of sheer sample volume that has to be tasted, I’m starting to see the benefits of a sober January. I also know that … Continue reading

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Convalmore 1981, 22yo, 58.6% – Jack Wiebers

Convalmore is an interesting distillery. Mostly because it closed in 1985. The eighties saw many distilleries closing,┬álike Port Ellen, Brora and many others. Unlike those two, Convalmore hasn’t been many people’s focus since the whisky supposedly wasn’t all that good. … 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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