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Glen Grant 25, 1993-2018, 50.8% – Cadenhead’s Club

With most clubs associated with distilleries or bottlers you wonder what it’s for. In a lot of cases it is barely more than a  quarterly newsletter and some ‘exclusive’ section of their website that barely offers any added value. Of … Continue reading

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Cadenhead’s bottle-share

Towards the end of last October I did yet another ‘last’ bottle share of the year. The last one because I had been stressing my wallet, and everyone else’s in my sharing group. Of course, that wasn’t true and I … Continue reading

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Black Bull 40 #1, Black Bull 40 #4 and a rant on Black Bull 40

A lot of bull in this post, and that might be interpreted in multiple ways. Which is a good thing. A bit of ambiguity never hurt anyone. I think it was last week that I saw announcements for the new release … Continue reading

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Glen Grant 1950-2015, 65yo, 59.3% – Gordon & MacPhail for Wealth Solutions

I’m not sure if you realized it while skimming the title of this post, but we’re talking about a 65 year old whisky that’s been bottled at 59.3%. That means, according to general practice in Scotland and the press release, … Continue reading

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Photo bombing: The Usquebaugh Society’s 25th Anniversary party

I generally only take pictures of the drams I’m having, and yesterday afternoon was no exception. The pictures and impressions of the event itself are on Facebook in a lot of different posts by a lot of different people. Here’s … Continue reading

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My favorite whiskies of 2014

I started doing my end-of-year lists yesterday with the music one. I love doing that since it makes me reconsider what I’m listening to for a large part of every day, and everybody else does their lists first so I get … Continue reading

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Glen Grant 1985-2012, 26yo, 55.6% – Exclusive Malts, Creative Whisky Company

A while ago I went to a club meeting and Leon Zonneveld, of “Uw Top Whisky” fame (which is considerable among whisky geeks in The Netherlands) brought me some bottles. I paid for them, and shipping which I didn’t need. … Continue reading

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Glen Grant 66yo, 1948-2014, 46.6% by Gordon & MacPhail, for Wealth Solutions

For the third year in a row I’ve been picked to receive a review sample of Wealth Solutions‘ epic annual release of whisky. Wealth Solutions has, since it’s start in 2007, become a big player in Poland for people of … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 6 – Balvenie Triple Cask 16yo, 40%

Another day, another random guess. I found this whisky particularly generic. Without being disrespectful, that usually sends me to Speyside, especially since there is quite a lot of sherry casks being filled around there. Some distilleries thrive on that (Glenfarclas … Continue reading

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Bottle-share uitslag

Nu alle bottle-share flessen nogmaals geproefd zijn en de aanvankelijke proefnotities zijn aangevuld met wat uitgebreider materiaal rest er weinig meer dan een lijstje te maken van de uitslag. De top 10 (uit 10) whisky’s, welke vind ik het lekkerst … Continue reading

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