Tag Archives: 2015

Kavalan 5, 2015-2021, Vinho Barrique, 55.6% – OB for The Netherlands

Somehow, whenever a Kavalan becomes available my ears peak up. I am not entirely sure why, because I’m not even that big a fan of the brand. There have been some true beauties from the Taiwanese distillery, but especially their … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis 5, 2015-2020, First Fill Oloroso Cask 10715, 58.9% – Adelphi for Whisky Import Nederland

When there’s a label from a respected bottler like Adelphi stating that the contents are Ben Nevis, the bottles tend to fly off the shelves. In this case that might have gone even faster since it’s a split cask, for … Continue reading

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Best of Wines’ Blind Tasting Competition #2

Part two of the four part series in which I quickly go over the whiskies we had in the Blind Tasting Competition by Best of Wines. As said before, and in previous years when I participated in The Usquebaugh Society’s … Continue reading

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Ardnamurchan Batch 1 and 2!

Last September the first official release of Ardnamurchan happened. And if you’ve never been to a whisky festival between 2017 and early 2020, you might have never tasted their spirit either. It’s quite the anticipated distillery, since Adelphi, who runs/owns/built … Continue reading

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Blair Athol 2015-2020, Oloroso Hogshead 900093, 48% – Skene

Yet another incredibly young whisky from Skene. This time from Blair Athol distillery in Pitlochy. I visited the distillery about three and a half years ago. I only now realize that I never wrote a blogpost about it. I just … Continue reading

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Tomatin 2015-2020, First Fill Oloroso Cask 990461, 50% – Skene

Honestly, when this came in the mail I wasn’t too enthusiastic about it. A 4 or 5 year old Tomatin from a first fill sherry casks. That almost sounds like it’s just some over-fortified sherry in itself, right? Also, I … Continue reading

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