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Bad ass whisky tasting at De Whiskykoning

Last Friday was the day I booked a tasting at my favorite whisky shop. We went to Den Bosch, to De Whiskykoning (who has a new web site, by the way) with some friends for the bad ass whisky tasting. … Continue reading

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The annual ‘Islay’ Tasting at De Whiskykoning – part 2

Yesterday I wrote about the first three drams we had at De Whiskykoning in November. Today I write about the rest of the evening. I might have to admit that were a tad rowdy during the tasting and Rob, the … Continue reading

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The annual ‘Islay’ tasting at De Whiskykoning

Every year for quite a while I’ve been going to De Whiskykoning‘s ‘winter tasting’, which consists of only peaty drams. Mostly, that boils down to six whiskies from Islay. Sometimes there’s another one in the tasting from Jura or another … Continue reading

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The season is upon us!

With the holiday season getting some traction, you can’t really avoid the new releases and special products anymore. While the rest of the planet is gearing up for Christmas, we (the Dutch and Flemish) still have Sinterklaas coming first. While … 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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4 Rosebanks in a row

I almost wrote Four Roses, but that would be rather misleading. Especially for a post like this. Probably the most Serge Valentin-esque post I’m ever going to do with four rather different whiskies from one distillery. I was not able … Continue reading

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Six Irish Whiskeys at De Whiskykoning (2/2)

The second three whiskies were number 3, 5 and 6 of the tasting. Rob decided that the first higher strength whisky was very good, but couldn’t stand up to Teeling’s flavour rampage. Anyway, it was a good call, but that … Continue reading

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