Tag Archives: Blended Whisky

Glenalba 34yo, 1981-2015, 40%

Somehow, Dutch newspapers and practically every news outlet in north-western Europe was raving about Lidl bottling a whisky that scores 95.5 points in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. Of course, not a single self respecting whisky fanatic reads those scores, since … Continue reading

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White Horse, OB,1960s, no ABV

This sample comes from Jon Beach (of Fiddler’s fame), from a 6 liter bottle. Jon opened it during this year’s Feis Ile and sold samples for the Beatson Cancer Unit in Glasgow. A nice gesture if there ever was one, especially since … Continue reading

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More bottle shares

The whisky season is hitting the ground running with some really interesting releases. Of course, I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t want to try a lot of them, so there’s about to be a lot of bottle shares happening … Continue reading

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The sixth annual Blog Birthday Bash

This here blog has been around for six years already. The actual date was August third, but that passed rather eventless. However, last Saturday was the annual barbecue-and-booze celebration. I made the fairly predictable huge hunks of pork again, although … Continue reading

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Black Bull 40 #1, Black Bull 40 #4 and a rant on Black Bull 40

A lot of bull in this post, and that might be interpreted in multiple ways. Which is a good thing. A bit of ambiguity never hurt anyone. I think it was last week that I saw announcements for the new release … Continue reading

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This is not a Luxury Whisky, 53.1% – Compass Box

About a year after it came out and therefore also a year after I could have scored much more hits with this review, I’m finally getting around to typing down my thoughts about this blended whisky by Compass Box. This one … Continue reading

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Tullamore D.E.W. Cider cask finish, 40%

So, it’s been a while since I reviewed an Irish whiskey, and when I did they were older single malts and not the blended whiskeys that make up the vast majority of the distillates of the Emerald Isle. Sometime last … Continue reading

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