Tag Archives: Cadenhead’s

Highland Park 1988, 29yo, 51.5% – Cadenhead’s Cask Ends

I have no certainty how I got my hands on this sample, but I think it was from a bottle share from some guys in England, together with a heap of Springbank Open Day stuff. Anyway, when I saw a … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25, 1991-2016, 50.2% – Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection

A while ago I took the train to Den Bosch for a whisky tasting there, and with the other two guys I was on that train we decided to have a dram underway. This was interesting since it was rush … Continue reading

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Glenlochy 1977-1996, 18yo, 60.5% – Cadenhead’s

On Whiskybase there’s a remark for this whisky that it was sold in auction in 2015. Don’t I know it! I finally managed to get my hands on an old Glenlochy! It’s one from Cadenhead’s from two decades ago, so … Continue reading

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BTC Sample 17: Glenrothes 1990-2015, 24yo, 55.7%, Cadenhead’s

Yesterday I was convinced this was a young-ish, high octane belter from the SMWS. It turns out to be a not-insanely-high-strength Glenrothes with some decent age to it. Maybe I should just get out of this hobby all together… Anyway, … Continue reading

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BTC sample 6: Glen Spey, 1995-2015, 20yo, 52.7%, Cadenhead’s

Apart from the one I didn’t enter in time, this is the first zero pointer I got this year. While that boils down to the second one in six days, that’s actually quite an okay score compared to previous years. … Continue reading

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Glenrothes 1990-2015, 24yo, 55.7% – Cadenhead’s Small Batch

Another indie Glenrothes. That means there’s a chance I’ll actually like this. That’s overly cynical, but the general complaint from whisky lovers is that Glenrothes doesn’t do higher ABVs and focuses heavily on the ‘entry’ market by making just those … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition day 16: Inchmurrin 1974, 47% – Cadenhead’s Cask Ends

At the moment of writing I’ve just finished today’s dram (by now, yesterday’s) and have no idea what it is yet. I just want to get the boring bit of the blogpost (the tasting notes) out of the way so … Continue reading

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