Tag Archives: 1997

BTC #1: Benrinnes 1997-2016, 50% – Whiskybroker

So, another December, another Blind Tasting Competition. Based on previous editions, I’m going in without hope of a decent finish. I know I suck at this kind of thing, this blind tasting of whisky. It’s not how I drink whisky, … Continue reading

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Some goodies from Springbank

Springbank has long been one of my favorite (if not the favorite) distilleries in Scotland. I really liked them early on in my ‘whisky journey’, but especially since I visited the place in 2010 with my wife, I’ve been hooked. … Continue reading

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A couple of Gordon & MacPhail Drams

Over the last couple of months I’ve been getting some G&M samples from random distilleries. The ancient Mortlach and slightly less old Benromach have been sitting and waiting for the right time. However, the somewhat younger drams have been piling … 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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Highland Park 1997-2008, 10yo, Cask 5820, 57.6% – Gordon & MacPhail Reserve

When this bottling came out in 2008, it happened to be around early autumn when the Whisky by the Sea festival was held in Vlissingen. I was there with my friend TT and we ended up talking to Michiel Wigman … Continue reading

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Clynelish 1997-2014, 53.3% – Liquid Art

Most people know I love Clynelish. Luckily, there have been a lot of awesome bottlings over the years varying from a couple years to a couple of decades old. In the last couple of years, the more recent bottlings that … Continue reading

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Arran 16yo, 1997-2014, 50.1% – OB for The Whisky Fair 2014

Last year a friend of mine bought this Arran based on the good reviews Arran was getting in general. He was happy with this bottle and spared me a sample. By these means I can review yet another Arran! Another … Continue reading

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