Tag Archives: 2001

Port Charlotte, 13yo, 2001-2015, Fresh Oloroso cask, 61.6% – Private Cask for Aart Appeldoorn

It’s been a while since I tried a Port Charlotte. It also seems the private casks and indie bottlings have gotten fewer in the last couple of ¬†years (maybe since Remy Cointreau took over?), but I got this sample from … Continue reading

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More bottle shares

The whisky season is hitting the ground running with some really interesting releases. Of course, I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t want to try a lot of them, so there’s about to be a lot of bottle shares happening … 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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Arran 12, 2001-2014, 56% – OB Private Cask for The Netherlands (Bright Early Spring)

Back in 2014, right on the heels of The White Wizard and The Dark Lord came this release. Since then there have been a few, mostly bourbon casks from the importer and mostly sherry casks for festivals, shops and clubs. … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 6: Inchfad 2001-2007, 45% (Loch Lomond)

After yesterday’s disappointing score (zero points, obviously) I was hoping for a bit of points to get away from the bottom of the list again. Well, that didn’t work out at all. Like last year there’s one of those weird … Continue reading

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Anon. Batch 1, 13yo, 51.5% – Abbey Whisky

Anon. (with the period, apparently) is an undisclosed single¬†malt from Abbey Whisky’s ‘The Rare Casks’ releases. It’s been available for a while now and they sent me a sample a little while ago. It’s about time I reviewed it. There’s … Continue reading

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