Tag Archives: France

Salt and Old Vines – Richard W. H. Bray

I don’t know much about wine making, but for some reason this book appealed to me. Mostly because it was recommended on Twitter by Henry Jeffreys, who’s writing Empire of Booze, a book on the history of booze in the … Continue reading

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Back from the family holiday

So, I’ve been MIA for about three weeks now. No longer. After a long weekend in the Ardennes of Belgium I came back home to get my car fixed (the AC broke) and went straight back south to Burgundy. It … Continue reading

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Uberach W.L.P 10th edition 2013 46,7% – Distillerie Bertrand

This is truly something rare. The final dram in the French Whisky Twitter Tasting was by far the darkest so a massive sherry bomb was expected. The WLP edition, which stands for Whisky Live Paris is a vatting of left … Continue reading

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Secale, Single organic malted rye, 56%, Domaine des Hautes Glaces

Domaine des Hautes Glaces is a small farm distillery in the French Alpes. The name suggests is a winery or someone producing armagnac, but they’ve been producing whisky. Not for long though, since everything is only being released as a … Continue reading

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Armorik Millésime, 2002-2013, Single Cask, 56.3%

The second Armorik whisky of the night and the only distillery that conquered two spots on the FrenchWhiskyTT event! A single cask at 11 years old is, for such a relatively new whisky, nothing to be ashamed of and it … Continue reading

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Armorik Double Maturation, 46%, non filtré à froid

With a tag like ‘non filtré à froid’ I just couldn’t get myself to translate it to non-chillfiltered. This is much more pretty if you ask me. The double maturation bit in this whisky’s name is for Breton oak and … Continue reading

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G.Rozelieures Rare Collection, 40%, un-chilfiltered – La Maison de la Mirabelle

Yes, that actually IS a whisky. I can’t blame anyone for not knowing since I never heard of it either. At least, until last Thursday when Franck Debernardi from La Cave de Cobalt hosted a Twitter Tasting to celebrate his … Continue reading

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