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Balvenie Peat Week, 2002-2017, 14yo, 48.3%

Balvenie produces a very lightly peated whisky throughout the year, but once every year (since 2002 at least) they’ve been producing heavily peated whisky. The first whisky of this ‘Peat Week’ program was released last year. Ever since visiting Balvenie … 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 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 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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A tour of Balvenie

So, during our little tromp through Speyside last week we started the Whisky bit off with a rather expansive tour of Balvenie distillery, their wee maltings and the cooperage. We were right on time for the tour, and were welcomed … Continue reading

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A couple of days in the promised land

I just returned from a couple of days in Scotland with some of my best friends. And by ‘just’ I mean that our plane landed not three hours ago. The misses and the kids are still on their way home … Continue reading

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Burnside 1989-2014, 24 years old, 51.7% – Whiskybase

This is a blended malt, in a way. Well, officially it is. It’s a cask of Balvenie, teaspooned with Glenfiddich. So actually, it’s just Balvenie which they put some Glenfiddich in to make sure no one can call it that. … Continue reading

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