Tag Archives: Classic Malts

Talisker 18, 2019 release, 45.8%

When I started drinking whisky, about 15 years ago, we went straight from Glenfiddich 12 to Talisker 18 and Caol Ila 18. Let’s say I’ve never been sensible about whisky, or money. Anyway, back then this whisky made tremendous impact … Continue reading

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Lagavulin Friends of the Classic Malts, 48%, 2013 edition

A while ago I reviewed the older ‘FotCM’ edition of Lagavulin and I quite liked that one. It was a twelve year old from fresh sherry casks which made it quite a heavy dram and also rather different from the normal … Continue reading

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Lagavulin 16, 43%, White Horse edition

While the Lagavulin 16 is as mainstream a single malt as it gets, apart from maybe Glenfiddich 12, it is subject to discussion. Mostly because according to whisky geeks like myself there has been a steady decline in quality over … Continue reading

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