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Clynelish 1997-2014, 17yo, 52.5% – The Whisky Cask for Dutch Whisky Society

Clynelish from 1997! Somehow that’s an epic year for Clynelish. Unfortunately I don’t know why it is that some years work so very well for some distilleries (1997 for Clynelish, 1995 for Bowmore, 1981 for Lochside, 1978 for Port Ellen, … Continue reading

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Two Clynelishes from the mid-nineties

Ah, Clynelish. Another one of these Diageo distilleries that doesn’t release a lot under their own name (except for the great 14 year old and Distiller’s Edition). Of course, there is the occasional Select Reserve from 2014 and 2015, but … Continue reading

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Diageo Special Releases 2017

Weird. I’ve already been planning a whisky tasting and a trip to Scotland for 2018. Because of that, when I saw someone post the ‘Diageo Special Releases 2017’ I was mainly confused to why someone would post last year’s list. … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 12: Clynelish 25, 45.8% – Cadenhead’s Cask Ends

So, yesterday I scored 50 points based on region and age, which is not a very high score, but in my case it’s the record of, I guess, the last few years. I was a happy camper with that. There … Continue reading

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The Usquebaugh Society’s 24th birthday – part 2

The rest of the birthday party for the Usquebaugh Society continued in much the same way. Epic whiskies were tasted, dumb jokes were being made (something about booze, and 30 good guys in one room), and tasting notes were scribbled … Continue reading

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The Usquebaugh Society’s 24th birthday – part 1

As has been usual for a couple years now, the Usquebaugh Society’s birthday is celebrated by a whisky tasting for members. Some of the more avid collectors of the club browse their collections and auction sites for impressive whiskies as … Continue reading

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Clynelish 18yo, 50.6% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Series

No, don’t go rushing to The Whisky Exchange’s site. It’s long gone. An affordable Clynelish that is well aged and matured in a good sherry cask is going to be popular. If, on top of that, Serge Valentin of Whiskyfun.com … Continue reading

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