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Invergordon 1972-2016, 43yo, 49.7% – Whiskybase (70,000 bottles)

Whiskybase made it a thing to release a new whisky under their own label at every 10k mark in their database. The 70,000th whisky was added a while ago and this whisky was bottled to celebrate that. What’s even better is … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition day 16: Inchmurrin 1974, 47% – Cadenhead’s Cask Ends

At the moment of writing I’ve just finished today’s dram (by now, yesterday’s) and have no idea what it is yet. I just want to get the boring bit of the blogpost (the tasting notes) out of the way so … Continue reading

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GlenDronach 10yo, 2003-2013, cask #67, 56.6% for Shinanoya

I really should learn Japanese. This Shinanoya shop in Tokyo has released some awesome whiskies over the years and I just don’t have a chance of being in time for them. This cask from GlenDronach gets some ridiculously high scores on … Continue reading

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Bowmore 37 year old, 1968, 43.4% and the 1000th post

Today is not only the exact day I started blogging again four years ago, it is also the 1000th post on MaltFascination. To celebrate these things without indulging too much I decided to taste something really special. I can’t taste … Continue reading

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Bowmore 2000-2010, 58.7%, Svenska Eldvatten

The fourth and last Sweden-themed sample. This Bowmore is from a Swedish bottler called ‘Eldvatten‘ which means fire water. A name that gives a certain promise, if there ever was one. There were 253 bottles for the Swedish market. Regarding … Continue reading

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2 Mackmyras, straight from Sweden

After the ‘Shai samples’ I went through the ‘Anki range’ which also consisted of four samples. Yesterday’s Glen Scotia was the first of the batch, and today I’ll be reviewing two samples of Mackmyra. Mackmyra in itself is quite rare … Continue reading

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