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Bruichladdich 1986-2006, 19yo, 54.4% – Blackadder Raw Cask

This is a whisky with a bit of a personal back story. Back in 2007 I planned to go to Scotland for a weekend with two of my best friends. We had booked tickets, and rooms in some hostel in … Continue reading

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BTC sample 9: Bruichladdich 13, 2002-2016, 58%, First Cask by WIN

I forgot to blog about yesterday’s dram. It was a 9 year old Glen Elgin by SMWS. I believe I got some points for the region. Today then. This is a dram I thoroughly enjoyed. It’s from a refill sherry … Continue reading

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Autumn clearance

Well, not really a clearance since that would involve big discounts. The misses and I have decided that it’s finally time to start doing some construction on our attic. It’s been in the pipeline for a few years but we’ve … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte, 13yo, 2001-2015, Fresh Oloroso cask, 61.6% – Private Cask for Aart Appeldoorn

It’s been a while since I tried a Port Charlotte. It also seems the private casks and indie bottlings have gotten fewer in the last couple of  years (maybe since Remy Cointreau took over?), but I got this sample from … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte 2004-2015 , 10yo, 50% – Caskplan

Caskplan is a Dutch collective of whisky fanatics that own some casks in Scotland. Obviously they plan to bottle those casks under their own label and have some awesome drinks available that they owned from the distillation date till the … Continue reading

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The annual ‘Islay’ Tasting at De Whiskykoning – part 2

Yesterday I wrote about the first three drams we had at De Whiskykoning in November. Today I write about the rest of the evening. I might have to admit that were a tad rowdy during the tasting and Rob, the … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition day 14: Port Charlotte PC11, 59.5%

So, the end of the competition is drawing close, but there’s still room to get some points. Even so, if I would get 100 points per day now, and nobody else would too, I’d still win. You can guess I … Continue reading

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