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Blended Malt, 18yo, 46.6% – Whiskybase

As we know by now, Whiskybase releases a whisky for every 10,000 whiskies added to their database. The last one that was released is a blended malt of 18 years old, at a very limited ABV of 46.6%. What we … Continue reading

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Glenrothes 1997-2016, 53.5% – WhiskyBroker (for Van Zuylen)

The Van Zuylen bit is between brackets in the title since this whisky came out as a shop bottling for Van Zuylen AND a regular bottling from WhiskyBroker. It seems they split the cask since it’s the same cask number … Continue reading

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Glenrothes 1997-2017, 19yo, 58.5% – The Single Cask

This bottler suddenly showed up on my radar when I was randomly browsing Master of Malt. Like I needed to find something to spend money on… Anyway, I tried doing a bottle-share with it, but that didn’t get any traction. … Continue reading

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The Winter Queen, 9yo, 52.7% – Fusion Whisky

The blending of whiskies from different countries is nothing new. Ages ago this was done with American and Irish whiskeys, and in more recent years Bruichladdich mixed their product with some Irish whiskey as well. Now, under the flag of … Continue reading

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Two new releases from The Duchess

Since Best of Wines in Bussum, The Netherlands, has been bottling whisky, they’ve not released a lot. As far as I know there have been only three bottlings prior to these. Three are in their Shieldmaidens range, and one was … Continue reading

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Glenrothes 1989-2016, 26yo, 53.8% – Single Malts of Scotland

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve put anything on this here blog, but there’s going to be more on that in a future post. Hopefully the near future. This Glenrothes was bottled by the guys at Speciality Drinks Limited, … Continue reading

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BTC Sample 17: Glenrothes 1990-2015, 24yo, 55.7%, Cadenhead’s

Yesterday I was convinced this was a young-ish, high octane belter from the SMWS. It turns out to be a not-insanely-high-strength Glenrothes with some decent age to it. Maybe I should just get out of this hobby all together… Anyway, … 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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Bodach Aislig, 35 Years Old blended whisky, 1980, 46% – Murray McDavid

When I think of Murray McDavid I think of Bruichladdich’s finishing regime, or ACEing as they like to call it. Random whiskies bottled after being finished in off-kilter wine casks. Caol Ila from a Chateau d’Yquem cask, or anything going … Continue reading

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Glenrothes 1990-2015, 24yo, 55.7% – Cadenhead’s Small Batch

Another indie Glenrothes. That means there’s a chance I’ll actually like this. That’s overly cynical, but the general complaint from whisky lovers is that Glenrothes doesn’t do higher ABVs and focuses heavily on the ‘entry’ market by making just those … Continue reading

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