Tag Archives: 2013

A Secret Islay Distillery 8yo, 2013-2021, PX Hogshead, 53.3% – Wu Dram Clan

The new year has only just begun (although a sixth has already passed) and Wu Dram Clan is on a roll again. Two grain whiskies and two single malts, the latter two from Islay. I decided to get a bottle … Continue reading

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Kilchoman 7, 2013-2021, Tequila Cask 736/2013, 55.7% – OB for The Nectar

This Kilchoman finished, not matured, in a Tequila cask is one of the many bottlings for The Nectar‘s 15th anniversary. Where I thought The Nectar was a bottler, they are also a sizeable importer for Belgium, focusing on all kinds … Continue reading

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The Nordic Casks #1, Berry Bros. & Rudd

A little while ago, ‘The Nordic Casks’ were released by London bottler Berry Bros. & Rudd. The Nordic Casks is a set of four different whiskies from, you’d never guess, the Nordics. Single cask bottlings from a distillery in Norway, … Continue reading

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Ardmore 2013-2018, 4yo, 57.2% – Cadenhead’s Warehouse Tasting

Last April I finally participated in a Cadenhead’s Warehouse Tasting. These tastings are legendary among whisky lovers and somehow I had never done one, until three months ago that is. You might have read my shameful post about accidentally blending … Continue reading

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FEW 3yo, 2013-2016, 63.4% – SMWS (B4.3 – Full Flavour Behaviour)

It struck me as kind of funny that one of the few (pun intended) American whiskeys the SMWS bottles has a name with two words that are spelled in a distinctly English way. So, I got a big share of … Continue reading

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Millstone 2013-2016, Peated PX Cask, 56.6% – OB for Whisky in Leiden

Whisky in Leiden is the annual whisky festival hosted by Whiskysite.nl, or De Druiventuin, or whatever their exact name is. They’re an awesome and vast whisky shop in, you guessed it, Leiden. Ever since Whisky Live NL moved back to … Continue reading

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A lot of new bottle shares, and some old ones

A few months ago I wrote a short overview of bottle-shares that were still available then. Most of those have sold now except the Willett one. Can’t really blame people for not knowing this rather awesome distillery. What also doesn’t … Continue reading

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Lagavulin 12yo, 55.1% – Diageo Premium Release 2013

Diageo releases their annual premium releases in Autumn. Sometimes, however, something goes wrong and it takes a lot longer for those releases to pop up in the Dutch stores. This was the case in 2013, which is why this whisky … Continue reading

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Book review: Single Minded 2013

When you’re sick and in bed, what better things to do than read of watch TV? I did both over the last days and the first whisky book I read was Johanna Ngoh’s Single Minded. The tagline ‘a modest guide … Continue reading

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