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A Speyside Distillery 16, 2006-2022, Sherry finish, 52.1% – Thompson Brothers

With the Thompson Brothers opening up a bottle shop in Dornoch, I am really hoping things pan out and I am able to visit the place at the end of October. A small trip to that part of Scotland is … Continue reading

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Fable, a second batch

Some time ago, a new bottler showed up in shops without much fanfare. At least, it went quite unnoticed until the Mannochmore was rated with 90 points on Whiskyfun. Suddenly, things looked up and I went looking for a bottle. … Continue reading

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Glen Elgin 23, 1995-2019, Hogshead 3241, 52.2% – Archives for Taiwan

A quick review, since it’s been a while. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been massively busy, and the reinstatement of commuting hasn’t been without time consumption either. So, between being away for a weekend, commuting, an insanely busy … Continue reading

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Compass Box Menagerie, 46%

It’s been ages since I last tried a Compass Box whisky. Or at least, since I last reviewed one. There was the Transistor, which I did with Punk IPA next to it in February, but before that it was 2018. … Continue reading

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Glen Elgin 1998-2014, Sherry casks, 46% – Gordon & MacPhail

Generally, I consider Glen Elgin to be a nice and gentle whisky, with fruity notes and some nice freshness to it. In the back of my sample cupboard I found this 15 year old (or 16) from Gordon & MacPhail … Continue reading

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Diageo Special Releases 2017

Weird. I’ve already been planning a whisky tasting and a trip to Scotland for 2018. Because of that, when I saw someone post the ‘Diageo Special Releases 2017’ I was mainly confused to why someone would post last year’s list. … Continue reading

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Glen Elgin 1991-2007, 16yo, 46% – Cooper’s Choice

Somehow I have never owned a bottle of Glen Elgin. I think I’ve just never been able to find one that suited me, since I generally like their bourbon cask whiskies. They tend to be slightly green and grassy but … Continue reading

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The sixth annual Blog Birthday Bash

This here blog has been around for six years already. The actual date was August third, but that passed rather eventless. However, last Saturday was the annual barbecue-and-booze celebration. I made the fairly predictable huge hunks of pork again, although … Continue reading

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Glen Elgin 19yo, 1995-2014, 49.3% – Liquid Art (Stag Beetle label)

Liquid Art is a fairly new bottler from Belgium. A whisky guy I met a couple of times at Maltstock (Serge Reijnders) is part of it and was kind enough to send me some samples recently. I just checked their … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 3: Balvenie Single Cask #214, 15yo, 1999-2014, 47.8%

Finally I got some points with my guessing! Yesterday and the day before I got some kudos for guessing the right region, today I got it for that, some for age and two more points for ABV. I think they … Continue reading

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