Tag Archives: Elements of Islay

Two sherried Bowmores: Elements of Islay Bw7, The Four Isle Solera

When Ruben posted his review to The Four: Isle Solera by Woodwinters I knew I wanted some of that. And with Elements of Islay’s Bw7 for sale as well, a bottle share was quickly taking shape. I even shared two … Continue reading

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Bowmore, Bw5, 50.2% – Elements of Islay

Although there’s no official age on the bottle, and most distillers want us to be led by flavor nowadays, The Whisky Exchange has disclosed the youngest whisky in this bottling is from 1996. At the time of bottling, this made … Continue reading

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Peat, Blended Malt, 59.3% – Elements of Islay

Yesterday a surprise sample came in from London. It was sent by Speciality Drinks Ltd. I was going to say The Whisky Exchange since in everyone’s world they’re the same thing, but Billy keeps hammering at the difference during Maltstock … Continue reading

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Lagavulin Lg1, 56.8% – Elements of Islay

It’s been ages since I tasted a new one from the guys at The Whisky Exchange / Speciality Drinks Ltd. / Elements of Islay. The bottles have become available at other shops in the meantime, but I just haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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Bottoms Up!

Tonight a couple of friends and I are going to try and get my open-bottle-count down somewhat. Since I’ve been trying to do this on my own last year I found that a) it doesn’t work that well, and b) … Continue reading

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Port Ellen, Pe1, 58.7% – Elements of Islay

While there is no official statement saying which Elements of Islay bottlings is which, this line of bottles from The Whisky Exchange‘s Specialty Drinks Ltd. leaves little to the imagination. The toughest one to guess has been the Pc range … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte PI1 – Elements of Islay

It feels like it’s been ages since I received a sample of this dram from my friend Billy at The Whisky Exchange. Since then it’s been sold out since it picked up top honours from the Malt Maniacs Awards. I … Continue reading

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