Tag Archives: Dufftown

Dufftown 1979-1998, 57.1% – Cadenhead’s

As a thank you for hosting the Blog Birthday Bash (which I still haven’t blogged about) I got a sample of this from whisky friend MvZ. He is a guy that focuses on old whisky, with shifting interests. There was … Continue reading

Posted in Dufftown | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Whisky Advent Calendar, days 13 to 19…

So, I suddenly stopped blogging about the Whisky Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt. This didn’t happen for nothing. I am also the editor-in-chief of our whisky club’s magazine, De Kiln. It’s a quarterly publication, … Continue reading

Posted in - Blended Whisky, - Grain Whisky, - World Whisky, Balvenie, Fettercairn, Girvan, GlenDronach, Jura, Mackmyra | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Advent Calendar Day 10: Monkey Shoulder

Behind door number 10 was a whisky that I know I’ve had before some years ago, but have never reviewed yet. I think, but am not sure, that I even ordered that sample from Master of Malt as well. Anyway, … Continue reading

Posted in - Blended Malt | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blind Tasting Competition Day 3: Kininvie 2008, 7yo, 52% – Duncan Taylor The Octave

Right on the back of sample two, I tried the third one. At the moment of typing this wee bit I don’t have a clue how I’ve done yet, so the next paragraph was inserted later. At least I got … Continue reading

Posted in Kininvie | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Advent Calendar Day 8: Balvenie Single Barrel, Sherry Cask, 15yo, 47.8%

It’s good to try another Balvenie so shortly after my trip to the distillery. It was fun and it kindled my love for the distillery. Still, I don’t care all that much about most of their regular releases. They’re all … Continue reading

Posted in Balvenie | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Glendullan 1981-2009, 28yo, 49.6% – The Whisky Agency

Here’s just a quick review before all hell breaks loose in December. With what’s coming in regards of sheer sample volume that has to be tasted, I’m starting to see the benefits of a sober January. I also know that … Continue reading

Posted in Glendullan | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Balvenie Tun 1509, batch 1, 47.1%

Balvenie got a lot of high marks with their Tun 1401 series over the last couple of years. The Tun 1858 was a release for Taiwan that Sam Simmons let us taste at Maltstock some 4 years ago, that was … Continue reading

Posted in Balvenie | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments