Tag Archives: 2006

Daftmill 2006, Summer Release, 46%

Daftmill is a very strange company. I think it’s the most old fashioned whisky distillery in Scotland, based on the limited information that I have. They’re a working farm, and distill in the slower seasons, with their own barley. Also, … Continue reading

Posted in Daftmill | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Springbank Local Bere Barley 11yo, 53.1%

I’m a tad late in reviewing this, about a year or so. This 11 year old Local Barley release is Springbank’s second release of the five promised bottlings. The first being the 16 year old and the third is a … Continue reading

Posted in Springbank | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

BTC #15 to #18: Old Pulteney, Speyside, Bowmore and Strathisla

Right, again, some catching up to do. Of course this happens in the home stretch of the Blind Tasting Competition. This last period of the competition is also lovingly known as ‘I no longer really care about it since I … Continue reading

Posted in Bowmore, Old Pulteney, Speyside, Strathisla | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two young Bunnahabhains, peated vs. unpeated

Like yesterday’s duo of Caol Ila whiskies, today we’re trying two Bunnahabhains. Yesterday the comparison was in the differring alcohol percentages, today those are the same, but one whisky is peated, while the other one is more to the traditional … Continue reading

Posted in Bunnahabhain | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tomatin 2006-2016, 10yo, 1st Fill Oloroso Butt, 54.5% – OB for NL

While a couple of years ago Tomatin was not a much seen distillery on the shelves of Dutch booze retailers, that has since been remedied with at least a few casks bottled for The Netherlands. Another one than this was … Continue reading

Posted in Tomatin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tomatin 9yo, 2006-2015, Virgin Oak, 60% – Handbottled at the Distillery

When I visited Tomatin in a snowy November last year, with some mates, we had a great tour and did an extensive tasting of all Handfills available at the moment. This is a good thing because the things aren’t cheap … Continue reading

Posted in Tomatin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benromach 2006-2015, 61.8% – Handfilled at the Distillery

When I was at the distillery in November last year, there was a bourbon cask available for hand filling. This is not that cask. This is the (comparable) cask available at the distillery at the beginning of 2015. The handfilled … Continue reading

Posted in Benromach | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment