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Bad ass whisky tasting at De Whiskykoning

Last Friday was the day I booked a tasting at my favorite whisky shop. We went to Den Bosch, to De Whiskykoning (who has a new web site, by the way) with some friends for the bad ass whisky tasting. … 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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Blind Tasting Competition 15: Bladnoch 21yo, 1992-2004, 54.9% – Cadenhead Small Batch

And so the free call commences again. Sniff: This starts with grassy and floral notes, in a way that makes me think of Islay more than the Lowlands. Quite light and watery, but that might also be volatility. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 12 – Strathisla 15, 40% – Gordon & MacPhail

Woohoo! I got some points. Not too many, but at least I went up two spots to 41. It kind of makes me cry that I am this happy with such a lousy score, but all is better than nothing … Continue reading

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Manning up

I’ve been blogging about money quite a few times, if I remember correctly. What I didn’t tell so far is that I’ve been overspending in a rather ridiculous way the last year. It’s not that I cannot pay my bills … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 10, 1992-2002, 58.5% – James MacArthur’s

The second whisky in the Spring Tasting at De Whiskykoning was another Bladnoch, distilled in more or less the same period, but bottled ten years ago, at cask strength. When this came out it received a silver medal from the … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 20, 46%

This first whisky in yesterday’s “Spring Whisky Tasting” at De Whiskykoning was the Bladnoch 20. A rather good start to just about any tasting to start with some 20 year old stuff. Bladnoch is a bit of a strange distillery … Continue reading

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