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Glenesk 1984-2016, 31 years old, 49.5% – Cooper’s Choice for The Whisky Fair

Sometimes you come across a whisky that you just don’t get to taste often. Glenesk (or Glen Esk, or Hillside) is one of these distilleries that have been closed for a long time and their product is exceedingly rare. As … Continue reading

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New bottle shares!

Little over a month ago I wrote about still available bottle shares. I’m glad to find that most of those have all gone by now. I do have some new ones available though. Not as many, but a bit more … Continue reading

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Clynelish 1984-2010, 25yo, 57.3% – SMWS (26.71 – The Great Outdoors)

When given half a chance, I try to pick Clynelish and Springbank as whiskies to taste. As in, I generally like most of what comes from these distilleries and find they have a┬átruly unique character. When leafing through the book … Continue reading

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Yamazaki 1984-2009, 48%

A while ago I traded a sample with whisky buddy BP. He’s a fanatic of Japanese whisky and kindly offered a dram of Yamazaki 1984. Knowing how good Yamazaki can be, and the rarity of the stuff at the moment, … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday Bash #5

Today is the 5th birthday of my blog. Almost 1250 posts in, with a couple thousand visitors every month, I’m still having fun doing this. To celebrate, ever since the first birthday in 2010, I invite a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 30, 1984-2014, 56.2% – Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection

The Caol Ilas we’ve seen over the last couple of years have shown some true greatness, especially those bottled at some 30 years old. The early eighties seem to have been some great years for the Port Askaig distillery. This … Continue reading

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