Tag Archives: Billy Abbott

The joy of philosophy. Of whisky.

I recently read a whisky book written by Billy Abbott. Some of you may know him from his exploits at The Whisky Exchange. Others may know him from his frequent but-not-so-punctual visits to Maltstock. Of course, I wanted to review … Continue reading

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BenRiach 1998, 17yo PX Finish, 48.9% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

At Maltstock I generally trade a lot of booze with other people. For some I bring samples, for others bottles. And for Billy Abbott of The Whisky Exchange, I normally bring a few beers and whatever I’ve got lying around … Continue reading

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Maltstock 2015 – Saturday

I was going to say that Maltstock days begin with the most awesome breakfast ever. However, this one started with a massive headache. Not overly surprising, but most unwelcome for sure. Rehydration starts. Then came breakfast. For a couple of … Continue reading

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Edradour 2006-2013, 7yo, 59.2% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

The fourth Whisky Exchange sample in a row, and if memory serves, the last one in my stash at the moment. I’ll check later today, if I get around to it. The fourth sample, and for the fourth time in … Continue reading

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Glentauchers 16yo, 1997-2013, 54.3% – Gordon and Macphail for The Whisky Exchange

The ┬álong titles to blog posts seem to be becoming a theme. Maybe I should just review some drams that were regular OBs instead of private casks by independent bottlers. Anyway, Glentauchers is a distillery that’s mostly used in Ballantines … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte PI1 – Elements of Islay

It feels like it’s been ages since I received a sample of this dram from my friend Billy at The Whisky Exchange. Since then it’s been sold out since it picked up top honours from the Malt Maniacs Awards. I … Continue reading

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