Tag Archives: Blended Whisky

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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Yamazakura 16, 40%

This Japanese blended whisky is an exclusive release for Europe. It more or less showed up unannounced, but there has been some information given on Nonjatta.com. Apparently it consists of 16 year old whisky that was distilled somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Bodach Aislig, 35 Years Old blended whisky, 1980, 46% – Murray McDavid

When I think of Murray McDavid I think of Bruichladdich’s finishing regime, or ACEing as they like to call it. Random whiskies bottled after being finished in off-kilter wine casks. Caol Ila from a Chateau d’Yquem cask, or anything going … Continue reading

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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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Johnnie Walker Blue Label, and another, and another

A couple of months ago a guy from the Usquebaugh Society, let’s call him Martin, decided to share his stash of Johnnie Walker Blue Labels. He had three waiting for us. A 40% version from the naughties, a 43% version … Continue reading

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The Best Whiskies of 2015

So, I had written a lengthy post about selecting the best whiskies of 2015, and how that process works for me. There was a table with my favorite two whiskies per month, and how I narrowed that list down to … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Calendar, days 13 to 19…

So, I suddenly stopped blogging about the Whisky Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt. This didn’t happen for nothing. I am also the editor-in-chief of our whisky club’s magazine, De Kiln. It’s a quarterly publication, … Continue reading

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