Tag Archives: Cairdeas

A rediscovered love for Islay’s whiskies

My pervious post was about several things, including (and mostly) how I have started loving Islay whiskies again. At some point I got done with the continued barrage of peated drams, but that’s no longer the case. This is part … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 8: Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015, 200th Anniversary, 51.5%

So, a bit of a cool down after that Ailsa Bay. Anything cask strength would still be a cool down, more or less. I heard someone talk about this whisky on WhiskyCast a couple of months ago, and saying that … Continue reading

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The annual Islay tasting at De Whiskykoning

The Islay tasting is one of the four seasonal tastings at De Whiskykoning. Officially it’s called the Winter Tasting. The other three are obviously Spring, Summer and Autumn. In that order the themes are Lowlands, Speyside and finally Highlands (and … Continue reading

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Laphroaig Feis Ile 2013, Cairdeas Port Wood Edition, 51.3%

After a few days off in the Ardennes that mainly focussed on someone else’s whisky and beer, it’s about time to continue the Islay tasting and finish that up this week, since on Friday I’m off to Den Bosch again … Continue reading

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Regional Tasting Noord-Holland

The Regional Tastings is a member-organized series of tastings held in certain regions of the Netherlands. The members are of the Usquebaugh Society. This to accomodate smaller groups that don’t like to drive all across the Netherlands for a few … Continue reading

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