Tag Archives: Blended Malt

New Compass Box releases

While this might not be the biggest news to a lot of you, I find it hugely interesting. Compass Box has long been on my radar, but somehow, two years ago The General slipped by me. I only got my eye … Continue reading

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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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MacPhail’s 2000, 40% – Gordon & MacPhail

This was part of a bottle share a fellow Dutch sharer did a while ago. It was all a bit of a strange one since he got this, I think, in auction. But since this is an old ceramic jug … Continue reading

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Peat, Blended Malt, 59.3% – Elements of Islay

Yesterday a surprise sample came in from London. It was sent by Speciality Drinks Ltd. I was going to say The Whisky Exchange since in everyone’s world they’re the same thing, but Billy keeps hammering at the difference during Maltstock … Continue reading

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Two new bottle shares!

I’ve been doing bottle shares since forever, and recently I started a group on Facebook (hidden and such) for the usual suspects of them. Those guys get first crack since they’re participating a lot and also because they’re in The … 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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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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Nikka Taketsuru 21yo, 43%

While I have a bottle of this amazing stuff at home, I decided to review the sample I brought from the Emakina tasting last Friday. I had to make sure the order of drams was all right, after all. Anyway, … Continue reading

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The Lost Blend, 46% – Compass Box

Compass Box is a very interesting company from London that produces an impressive array of impressive whiskies. Some blends and some blended malts. Some of their whiskies are okay but still worth the money you spend on them. Most of the whiskies, … Continue reading

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The Reference Series by Master of Malt, part 2.2

The second part of the second post on the Reference Series by Master of Malt, this time I’m trying II.2 and II.3, to which I still have to look up the introduced variables. I just did that and the addition … Continue reading

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