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Wrapping up the Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram

So, I stared well with that Advent Calendar blogging. Then the Blind Tasting Competition started and that took over. I tried blogging twice per day but that was just too time consuming. Catching up with a massive blog post and … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Calendar, days 13 to 19…

So, I suddenly stopped blogging about the Whisky Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt. This didn’t happen for nothing. I am also the editor-in-chief of our whisky club’s magazine, De Kiln. It’s a quarterly publication, … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 11 & 12: Arran, batch 4, 52% (That Boutique-y Whisky Company), Caol Ila 12yo, 43%

I didn’t write anything about the Advent Calendar yesterday since I didn’t have time for it, so today is a double post. Behind door 11 is Master of Malt’s own Boutique-y Whisky Company, and more specifically it’s the fourth batch … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 10: Monkey Shoulder

Behind door number 10 was a whisky that I know I’ve had before some years ago, but have never reviewed yet. I think, but am not sure, that I even ordered that sample from Master of Malt as well. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 9: Tullamore D.E.W. 12, 40%

On the ninth day of Christmas Master of Malt brought us to Ireland. Tullmore D.E.W. (D.E.W stands for Daniel E. Williams, the original creator of the brand) is currently produced by William Grant & Sons, and while they wait for … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 8: Balvenie Single Barrel, Sherry Cask, 15yo, 47.8%

It’s good to try another Balvenie so shortly after my trip to the distillery. It was fun and it kindled my love for the distillery. Still, I don’t care all that much about most of their regular releases. They’re all … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 7: Glen Scotia Double Cask, 46%

A few years ago Glen Scotia renewed it’s package to all kinds of shiny metal tubes in the colors of your average Christmas tree decoration. That didn’t really pan out, so they redid their package once again and now are … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 5: Dalmore 15, 40%

This one deserves a bit of warning. I’ve said before that I don’t like Ledaig, but this year I’ve been proven wrong several times. I also don’t like Dalmore. My dislike for this distillery is based on my limited experience … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 3: Compass Box Great King Street, 43%

Great King Street by Compass Box is, in short, one of my favorite blends. It might not be as good as some others like The General or to yet to be reviewed ‘This is not a Luxury Whisky’, but it’s … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 2: Yoichi, 43%

With the ridiculous popularity of Japanese whisky of the last couple of years, the distillers have had to remove the age stated whiskies from the market. No more Yoichi 10, 12, 15, 20, and the same goes for Miyagikyo, and … Continue reading

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