Tag Archives: 1996

Ledaig, Vintage 1996, Spanish Oloroso Sherry Casks, 46.3%

This limited edition Ledaig was released little over a month ago and I decided to share it. Since last year I actually have some positive experience with the brand, divided between their 18 year old, a 1974 vintage bottled 20 … Continue reading

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Springbank 1996-2016, 19yo, cask 106, 54.8% – Archives

The last of the three Springbanks released by Whiskybase / Archives about two weeks ago is the only sherry cask of the bunch. The cask filling date and the bottling date are slightly different but comparable enough. An interesting fact … Continue reading

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Springbank 1996-2016, 19yo, cask 550, 56.4% – Archives

This just occurred to me: If I just repost the entire post from yesterday, only a very limited amount of people would notice, and I’d get away with it. Sort of. This ‘second’ cask, to me at least, logically it … Continue reading

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Springbank 1996-2016, 19yo, cask 551, 54.9% – Archives

Contrary to the big boys of whisky blogging, I’m not going to write the three Springbank reviews of the newest Whiskybase Archives batch in one go. Mostly because that would leave me with little else to blog about for the … Continue reading

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Ardmore 1996-2013, 43% – Gordon & MacPhail

Another one from the ‘The Wood makes the Whisky’ campaign. It’s bottled under G&M’s retro label series, in which they bottle whiskies with labels used by the distilleries decades ago. A 16 year old Ardmore (or maybe 17, that’s not … Continue reading

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Bowmore, Bw5, 50.2% – Elements of Islay

Although there’s no official age on the bottle, and most distillers want us to be led by flavor nowadays, The Whisky Exchange has disclosed the youngest whisky in this bottling is from 1996. At the time of bottling, this made … Continue reading

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The Vaults in Leith, the SMWS, booze and dinner

On the last day of our Scotland trip in November, we decided to visit The Vaults in Leith. This is the quintessential SMWS venue, and I have been wanting to visit this ever since my first trip to Edinburgh in … Continue reading

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