Tag Archives: French Whisky

Hielander Whisky Festival 2015

I realized a while ago that this 5th edition of the Hielander Whisky Festival is also the fifth time I’m there. So so far I didn’t miss a single one. I think this is something to keep up. This year, … Continue reading

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Another resolution regarding samples (+ three reviews)

I forgot to add one more resolution in the earlier post. In one of my cupboards filled with whisky related crap there is a huge box of samples. Most of what’s in there is very random and has been sitting there … Continue reading

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Lascaw 12 year old, 40%, truffle cask finish

I just got to try this one at Zeewijck in IJmuiden, which happens to be a great shop, run by a great guy, who also organizes last week’s Whisky & Rum aan Zee festival. Which is also great. Anyway, last … 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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