Tag Archives: Friends of the Classic Malts

Blog Birthday Bash #5

Today is the 5th birthday of my blog. Almost 1250 posts in, with a couple thousand visitors every month, I’m still having fun doing this. To celebrate, ever since the first birthday in 2010, I invite a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Lagavulin Friends of the Classic Malts, 48%, 2013 edition

A while ago I reviewed the older ‘FotCM’ edition of Lagavulin and I quite liked that one. It was a twelve year old from fresh sherry casks which made it quite a heavy dram and also rather different from the normal … Continue reading

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Lagavulin 12, Friends of the Classic Malts, 48%

Back in 2008 this whisky was released. Apparently the release was kind of a mess, since the price at which is became available was completely wrong initially. As in, while the RRP was set to some € 80, the first … Continue reading

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Clynelish 12 – Friends of the Classic Malts

I haven’t seen any new bottlings recently, but until 2010 or so Diageo bottled a new ‘Friends of the Classic Malts’ bottling every year, more or less. There have been a Talisker, Lagavulin, Cragganmore and this Clynelish in the period … Continue reading

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