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Elements of Islay Peat & Sherry, 56.8%

For the 20th anniversary of The Whisky Exchange a few bottlings have been released so far. I rather vividly remember some of their releases for the tenth anniversary. Back then I did a bottle-share with that Clynelish 37, Hakushu 20 … Continue reading

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The King’s Tasting

It’s already been four years since Whiskyslijterij De Koning in Den Bosch celebrated some sort of anniversary. I have to admit I fail to remember what the anniversary was, but it’s either him being of some age, the shop being … Continue reading

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Secret Highland 1983, 35yo, 48.2% – WhiskyNerds

This second cask of the Secret Highland whiskies from the WhiskyNerds is a joint bottling with Liquid Art from Belgium. It’s a tad older than the other one, but it’s also from a much less sherry focused cask. As with … Continue reading

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Secret Highland 1987, 31yo, 49.6% – WhiskyNerds

The previous WhiskyNerds bottling was a cracking Caol Ila with a significant price tag. While the whisky was awesome, people had trouble shelling out like that, and I’ve seen the bottles discounted over the last year. The strange thing of … Continue reading

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Inchmoan 2007, 12yo, 54.9% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

Yet another, but for now the last, sample from a The Whisky Exchange exclusive bottling. In this case it’s an Inchmoan whisky. Inchmoan is one of the brands of Loch Lomond Distillery, in this case the heavily peated version of … Continue reading

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Ballechin 2003, 15yo, 55% – OB for TWE

Yet another The Whisky Exchange exclusive bottling which I review from a sample provided by them. I’ve been given this and another one during Billy’s trip to Maltstock, which I sadly couldn’t visit myself. However, there was time for beers … Continue reading

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Speyside 21yo, 53.1% – The Whisky Exchange, Black Friday

As with any industry nowadays, the Whisky industry has fully joined the Black Friday shenanigans that got blown over from the United States. While I’m not a particularly big fan of adopting other country’s festivities for commerce’s sake, I’m all … Continue reading

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