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Connemara 1992-2006, K92/33 4109, 46%

A few years ago when I was having dinner at Scottish Restaurant Hielander we got an Irish single cask Connemara whiskey with our main course. If I remember correctly it was a grilled duckbreast, but I don’t know anything about … Continue reading

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Ireland 1991-2015, 23yo, 54.9% – The Nectar of the Daily Dram

For little over a year now Irish whiskey’s have become vastly more popular than they were for years. At least, to malt whisky fanatics that is. Irish whiskey has always had its fair share of fans for Jameson, Redbreast and … Continue reading

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Irish Single Malt, 14yo, 2000-2015, 51.5% – The Nectar of the Daily Drams

The older sister of the Irish whiskey I reviewed yesterday. Another undisclosed whiskey from the emerald isle, two years older than the earlier one and priced at a similar level. I believe yesterday’s bottle initially set me back 60 bucks, … Continue reading

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Irish Single Malt, 12yo, 2002-2015, 52.9% – The Nectar of the Daily Drams

Irish Whiskey is hot these days. The focus lies mostly on the 1988-1993 era for some reason, but occasionally there’s something else popping up too. That’s quite nice since the aforementioned time frame can get pretty expensive now it’s becoming … Continue reading

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Photo bombing: The Usquebaugh Society’s 25th Anniversary party

I generally only take pictures of the drams I’m having, and yesterday afternoon was no exception. The pictures and impressions of the event itself are on Facebook in a lot of different posts by a lot of different people. Here’s … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday Bash #4

Last Saturday was the day of this wee blog’s fourth birthday party. Not the actual 4th birthday but due to pregnancy and the lack of planning thereof we pulled that forward a little bit. As said in the announcement post … Continue reading

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Six Irish Whiskeys at De Whiskykoning (1/2)

Last Friday I went to a whiskey tasting in Den Bosch, at De Whiskykoning, of which I was slightly skeptical. The theme was Irish whiskeys, and I don’t have much experience with those. There are some nice ones, some great … Continue reading

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