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Bruichladdich 1986-2006, 19yo, 54.4% – Blackadder Raw Cask

This is a whisky with a bit of a personal back story. Back in 2007 I planned to go to Scotland for a weekend with two of my best friends. We had booked tickets, and rooms in some hostel in … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 2: Old Pulteney 17, 46%

So, since yesterday didn’t get me anywhere, I had to make today count. Big time, since I’m away from home the coming two nights. If my palate is as crap as it was yesterday, it’s not going to get me … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday Bash #5

Today is the 5th birthday of my blog. Almost 1250 posts in, with a couple thousand visitors every month, I’m still having fun doing this. To celebrate, ever since the first birthday in 2010, I invite a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Photo bombing: The Usquebaugh Society’s 25th Anniversary party

I generally only take pictures of the drams I’m having, and yesterday afternoon was no exception. The pictures and impressions of the event itself are on Facebook in a lot of different posts by a lot of different people. Here’s … Continue reading

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Another iteration of an Usquebaugh Regional Tasting

Every once in a while we do a regional tasting for Usquebaugh Society members. Today was another one themed ‘patience’. That boiled down to mostly bottles from a couple of years ago. In some cases that ‘couple’ is an understatement. … Continue reading

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A boozy dinner at friends (on the other side of the country)

Another short picture report. I didn’t take pictures of the main dish, which was a 2 kilo leg of lamb with risotto. It was awesome. Very, very awesome.

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Hielander Whisky Festival 2015

I realized a while ago that this 5th edition of the Hielander Whisky Festival is also the fifth time I’m there. So so far I didn’t miss a single one. I think this is something to keep up. This year, … Continue reading

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