Tag Archives: Darkness!
My favorite whiskies of 2014
I started doing my end-of-year lists yesterday with the music one. I love doing that since it makes me reconsider what I’m listening to for a large part of every day, and everybody else does their lists first so I get … Continue reading
Clynelish 16yo, Oloroso finish, 54.9% – Darkness!
The last in a series of five Darkness! reviews. There was no particular order, so don’t assume anything from that. In this case, the fifth one is a 16 year old Clynelish. At cask strength. So far, that’s a recipe … Continue reading
Macallan 15yo, Pedro Ximénez finish, 52.3% – Darkness!
Another one of those Darkness! reviews. And, let’s be forward here: my favourite of the bunch. Macallan got a lot of flack over the last couple of years, more or less since the Fine Oak series came out and their … Continue reading
Ardbeg 21yo, Pedro Ximénez Finish, 40.1% – Darkness!
Of course, since this is an Ardbeg, I should start by stating the obvious: It has already sold out. I’m surprised it lasted a couple of minutes with the remarkable popularity that Ardbeg has. Unfortunately, I expect a lot of these … Continue reading
Benrinnes 15yo, Pedro Ximénez Finish, 53.3% – Darkness!
The second Benrinnes from Master of Malt‘s Darkness! series comes from a Pedro Ximénez cask, instead of the previous Oloroso cask. Both are 50 liters, so a lot of wood/booze contact. Since they are only 50 liters, I thought it … Continue reading
Benrinnes 15yo, Oloroso Finish, 52.9% – Darkness!
Darkness! is a new brand of whiskies launched by Master of Malt last week. This week they launched something else again so I wonder how they keep track and don’t mix things up. With Darkness! they are labeling their whiskies … Continue reading