Tag Archives: Diageo Premium

Talisker 8 marks the return of a giant

Tom van Engelen wrote another one of his sort-of-bi-weekly posts on a bottle he found in his collection. Or at least, something that sparked his interest and urge to ramble on a bit! This time, he tried the new Talisker … Continue reading

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Bad-ass Whisky Night at De Whiskykoning #3

Last Friday it was time for the sort-of annual bad-ass whisky night at Whiskyslijterij De Koning in my old home town of Den Bosch. Man have I dropped a year’s salary there over the last decade… Anyway, the concept of … Continue reading

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Diageo Special Releases 2017

Weird. I’ve already been planning a whisky tasting and a trip to Scotland for 2018. Because of that, when I saw someone post the ‘Diageo Special Releases 2017’ I was mainly confused to why someone would post last year’s list. … Continue reading

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Lagavulin 12yo, 55.1% – Diageo Premium Release 2013

Diageo releases their annual premium releases in Autumn. Sometimes, however, something goes wrong and it takes a lot longer for those releases to pop up in the Dutch stores. This was the case in 2013, which is why this whisky … Continue reading

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The Diageo Special Releases

My post is a bit late to the party, but I didn’t get around to it yesterday. In the mysterious of Diageo the list of Special Releases was announced yesterday, but not through their PR company (Cognis PR) or their … Continue reading

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Pittyvaich 20, 1989-2009, 57.5%

This whisky might be the last ever Pittyvaich to be bottled. There never was much to go around and they didn’t close it because they liked the whisky all that much, I guess. Most of it went to blenders (which … Continue reading

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Lagavulin 21, 2012 edition, 52%

This was the dram I was waiting for. The one that made me say “I am going to this tasting, no matter what. I tried the old Lagavulin 21 from a couple of samples a few years ago and a … Continue reading

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