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Jura 18, 1992-2010, 52.8% – Duncan Taylor Rare Auld

Thank goodness they still exist! Jura bottlings from indie bottlers that are not heavily peated! I have been trying to get hold of a good Jura bottling without any peat in it, but it seems I’ve missed my moment when … Continue reading

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A short photo report of a whisky night in The Hague

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Glenlochy 27yo, 1980-2007, 54.8% – Duncan Taylor, Rarest of the Rare

Another sample I traded with whisky buddy Martin. Another one to open my eyes to my own mistakes. Strangely enough, I just read a post by ‘My Annoying Opinions’ on regretting not buying better whisky when it was still available. … Continue reading

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Black Bull 30 years old, 50% – Duncan Taylor

Black Bull is a blended whisky from Duncan Taylor that exists in a sort of premium space. By this I mean that even the ‘regular’ 12 year old is being held in pretty high esteem is not a whisky scoffed … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 17 – Caol Ila 1982-2006, 26yo, 54.3% – Duncan Taylor Rare Auld

I got points! 35 of them to be precise. Taking my own analysis from yesterday seriously, I analyzed each bit of the whisky separately. While it didn’t get me anywhere serious, it did get me a lot of points compared … Continue reading

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Caperdonich 38, 1972-2011, 53.6% – Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare

Caperdonich 1972 is somewhat of a legendary dram. For most distilleries there seems to be a year in which their product peaked in flavour. Lochside 1981, BenRiach 1976, GlenDronach 1972 and so on. Unfortunately this distillery has been closed and … Continue reading

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Inchgower 1982-2011, 29yo, 54.6%, #6974 – Duncan Taylor Rare Auld

I’ve tried some Inchgower 1982 (by Malts of Scotland) before and it came pretty darn close to tasting like a real highlander like Clynelish. Lots of character, lots of goodness. And actually, I have already had this exact Inchgower as … Continue reading

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