Tag Archives: Bourbon Cask

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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Longrow 18, 1999-2018, 52.9% – OB from the Cage

Longrow, the ‘peated-to-Islay-levels’ version of Springbank with a slightly shorter distillation regime, is one of their three brands. With it being a Springbank whisky, it means they have cage bottles available at the shop in Campbeltown. When I was there … Continue reading

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Hazelburn 2005-2018, 54.6% – Cadenhead Authentic Collection

When I bought this bottle I figured it would be a slam dunk because Springbank is a great distillery, and Cadenhead is a great bottler. Also, when you check the almost 87 points it gets on Whiskybase, you’re still good. … Continue reading

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Copper & Kings Butchertown Brandy, 62%

I guess there’s a first for everything. In this case a first American brandy, distilled in a hotbed of bourbon distilleries: Louisville, Kentucky. The brandy was matured in bourbon casks for an unknown amount of years, but we know it’s … Continue reading

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Cragganmore 12, 58.4% – Diageo Special Releases 2019

This little Cragganmore caught most people off guard, as far as I know, because it’s a peated Cragganmore. While it is fairly safe to assume that most distilleries do some experimentation with peating their whisky, I didn’t know they did … Continue reading

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Inchmoan 2007, 12yo, 54.9% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

Yet another, but for now the last, sample from a The Whisky Exchange exclusive bottling. In this case it’s an Inchmoan whisky. Inchmoan is one of the brands of Loch Lomond Distillery, in this case the heavily peated version of … Continue reading

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