Tag Archives: Cadenhead

Whiskies of the year: Runners up

I published the post with my whisky of the year last Monday. Generally I do the runners up first, or all in one post or so, but in this case it was a brand new whisky that I had not … Continue reading

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BTC #15 to #18: Old Pulteney, Speyside, Bowmore and Strathisla

Right, again, some catching up to do. Of course this happens in the home stretch of the Blind Tasting Competition. This last period of the competition is also lovingly known as ‘I no longer really care about it since I … Continue reading

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BTC #13: Glen Moray 24yo, 50.9% – Cadenhead’s

So, after the first zero pointer (the one coming up tonight my be the second…) I thought I pay some time digesting what I should pick to get back in. At least get back in a bit. It’s not like … Continue reading

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Craigellachie 21, 1994-2015, Sauternes Wine Cask Finish, 53.1% – Cadenhead

During a club tasting on a very sunny September afternoon we got to talking about wine casks and how they are generally quite crap. The host decided to give me a sample of a whisky that’s an exception to that … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 5: Highland Park 1992-2015, 22 yo, 59.6% – Cadenhead Wood Range (Sherry Cask)

As expected, yesterday was another zero-pointer. I had everything wrong about this whisky, apart from the fact that it was a cask strength dram. That’s something that, obviously, is not getting you any points at all. It seems that I … Continue reading

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Port Ellen 16, 1980-1997, 62% – Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection

I can barely comprehend the amount of old and awesome whiskies I’ve been tasting these last few months. A lot of trades of samples have happened and that has gotten me some old Rosebank, Port Ellen, Brora and lots of … Continue reading

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Jura 18, 1966-1984, 46% – Cadenhead

About two months ago a guy from our club posted a picture of a supposedly awesome Jura on Facebook. I don’t have much experience with Jura, mostly because a lot of not-so-nice whisky comes from there, and most affordable indies … Continue reading

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