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Benromach 11, 2009-2021, First Fill Bourbon Cask, 48% – OB for Germany

About half a year ago I reviewed a Benromach 11 for Germany too. That one was drawn from a sherry cask, at cask strength. This one isn’t a single cask, and has been brought down to 48%. Which just happens … Continue reading

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The Alrik, 1st Fill European Oak Sherry Quarter Cask L1972, 56.5% – Distillery Exclusive

Well, this one takes a bit of explanation. Let’s start with where it’s from. If you look this bottle up on Whiskybase, it states that The Alrik is made by Hercynian Distilling Co. / Hammerschmiede. Then, if you check that … Continue reading

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Cherry Spirit, 2003-2012, 51.9% – Beacon Spirits

Beacon Spirits is a new Belgian bottler of apparently not just whisky. This Cherry Spirit is not a typo for sherry, but an actual cherry brandy from Germany. It matured on oak casks for nine years so it’s far beyond … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition day 17: BenRiach 20, 1994-2014, 54.6%

The penultimate day of the Blind Tasting Competition was upon us yesterday. A big and sherried whisky was waiting for us and the only thing we knew was that it couldn’t be a Highlander. I didn’t score much over the … Continue reading

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Killepitsch Kräuterlikör, 42%

This review has been a long time coming. I got a bottle of this liquor from Franck Lieck, back when he was still blogging. It might have been over a year by now. The liquor is a product from Düsseldorf, … Continue reading

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