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Glentauchers 20, 50.9% – Chorlton Whisky

Chorlton, honestly, sounds like the polite English version of barfing, but apart from that, I had never heard of this whisky brand, and until I found these tasting notes and looked up more information on the bottling, I had once … Continue reading

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anCnoc 18yo, 46%

It’s been ages since I tried an anConc, and this one wasn’t recent either. Last year, when I was still a member of the Usquebaugh Society, I participated in the Blind Tasting Competition, and this was dram number one. Of … Continue reading

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BTC #15 to #18: Old Pulteney, Speyside, Bowmore and Strathisla

Right, again, some catching up to do. Of course this happens in the home stretch of the Blind Tasting Competition. This last period of the competition is also lovingly known as ‘I no longer really care about it since I … Continue reading

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BTC #14: Ledaig 11, 2005-2017, 58.6% – Signatory

Yes! Another zero pointer! I’m getting back to my usual self, apparently. Also, my Peatometer is broken. Or I’m having more of a cold than I though. Or my sample was weird. I don’t really think I can blame things … Continue reading

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BTC #13: Glen Moray 24yo, 50.9% – Cadenhead’s

So, after the first zero pointer (the one coming up tonight my be the second…) I thought I pay some time digesting what I should pick to get back in. At least get back in a bit. It’s not like … Continue reading

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BTC #10, #11 and #12

Time to catch up! Due to heavy drinking on Friday night and a sleep in on Sunday, I didn’t get around to blogging about the last couple of Blind Tasting Competition Days. Yesterday, day 12, was the first one I … Continue reading

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BTC #9: Auchetoshan 2008, 9yo, Handfilled, 59.9%

Another fairly dark whisky was up for guessing yesterday. Based on the whisky from the day before, it could only improve, right? Sniff: It starts with a bit of a rough sherry, and some sharpness. It’s quite fruity, but there … Continue reading

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