Tag Archives: 2000

The Battle of the Benrinnes (1979 vs 2000)

It’s been some time, but I’ve got another guest-post lined up for you! My friend Tom van Engelen wrote about his experience comparing two Benrinnes to each other. Their distillation date is more than two decades apart so there should … Continue reading

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Springbank 19, 2000-2020, 50.8% – The Whisky Kingdom for Wu Dram Clan

I got an announcement from Boris Borissov that they were on the verge of releasing a Springbank single cask. Knowing their aim for quality, and having experienced it through their Lagavulin and their Highland Park, I was thrilled immediately. What … Continue reading

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Bowmore 2000-2014, 54.4% – Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Exchange

I really was happy with all these 2000 Bowmores. It started with a slew of them around 2009 from Berry Brother’s & Rudd. Then, a few years later this one came out, and if I remember correctly there were a … Continue reading

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BTC #10, #11 and #12

Time to catch up! Due to heavy drinking on Friday night and a sleep in on Sunday, I didn’t get around to blogging about the last couple of Blind Tasting Competition Days. Yesterday, day 12, was the first one I … Continue reading

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Balblair 2000-2014, 51%, OB for the Russian Federation

Now this is a first! I’ve never had a bottling for Russia before. Of course, that doesn’t change the whisky much, but it’s just a fun fact. Anyway, this heavily sherried Balblair single cask was released two years ago and … Continue reading

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Springbank 2000-2015, 15yo, Port Cask, 50.9% – OB for Awico

I generally like Springbank, both for their whisky and the way they’re doing business. Most of their stuff has an age statement, most of their whiskies are at least sort of affordable. They also do quite a few private casks. … Continue reading

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Tomatin Whisky Meets Sherry, Oloroso edition

The Whisky Meets Sherry set contains a whisky from Tomatin distillery, distilled on September 22, 2000 and bottled on February 23, 2015. It’s been recasked on September 17, 2012 for further maturation in an Oloroso sherry¬†cask. The ABV is 57.9% … Continue reading

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