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Kingsbarns Bell Rock, Sherry & Bourbon Casks, 46%

About two months ago I wrote about De Whiskykoning’s Spring Tasting, in which the biggest hit was Kingsbarns Family Reserve. A surprisingly fruity and intense, but light dram. A Lowlands dram like you don’t find many these days. Of course, … Continue reading

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Athrú Whiskey, three of them

What Whiskey? Athrú, pronounced Ah-roo. From Ireland. I never heard from them, and after looking things up it still is quite mysterious. It’s an Irish whiskey brand, currently bottling whiskey they bought from other distilleries, but also creating their own … Continue reading

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Ardnamurchan Release 3, AD/04.21:03, 46.8%

The third release of Ardnamurchan was released last week. In the Netherlands at least. Of course, the shops that had it first sold out instantly, and by the end of the week the rush was already over and it’s available … Continue reading

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Daftmill 2006, Summer Release, 46%

Daftmill is a very strange company. I think it’s the most old fashioned whisky distillery in Scotland, based on the limited information that I have. They’re a working farm, and distill in the slower seasons, with their own barley. Also, … Continue reading

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Bad-ass Whisky Night at De Whiskykoning #3

Last Friday it was time for the sort-of annual bad-ass whisky night at Whiskyslijterij De Koning in my old home town of Den Bosch. Man have I dropped a year’s salary there over the last decade… Anyway, the concept of … Continue reading

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Glenrothes 1989-2016, 26yo, 53.8% – Single Malts of Scotland

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve put anything on this here blog, but there’s going to be more on that in a future post. Hopefully the near future. This Glenrothes was bottled by the guys at Speciality Drinks Limited, … Continue reading

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Jura 21, 44%

Jura is not one of my favorite distilleries. I got hugely turned off of them by some official 10 year old bottling from about a decade ago, and they’ve not been able to sway me back since. I know they’re … Continue reading

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Springbank Green, 12yo, 46%

Last Friday JK and I hosted a booze tasting at work. We would have made it a whisky tasting, but due to some explicit requests to not only do whiskies, we ended up going through a gin and a mezcal … Continue reading

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