Tag Archives: Hogshead

Blind Tasting Competition Day 4: Ben Nevis 18, 1995-2013, 51.8% – The Whisky Agency

After yesterday’s disappointing zero-pointer I had to put in another semi-random guess. I waited with today’s distillery selection until after the results, but since I tasted the whisky on Monday I wasn’t overly sharp on specifics anymore. Apparently, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Glenburgie 1983-2012, 28yo, 54.3% – Signatory Cask Strength for The Nectar

Another wee bottle share I did a little while ago. There are a couple of groups on Facebook in which you can sell your own bottles and this one popped up in there a little while ago. I decided to … Continue reading

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Inchgower 1982, 29yo, 53.9% – Whiskybroker.co.uk

Sometimes I find a whisky with a certain profile that I find very hard to define, but oh so delicious. It happened with an Inchgower 1982 from Duncan Taylor.┬áIt also happened with a 1982 Clynelish I had during the BTC … Continue reading

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Caledonian 1965, 40yo, 43.7% – Clan Denny

Clan Denny is currently the main supplier of old grain whisky, I think. There are some other brands (Sovereign comes to mind) but most whiskies from those are either less frequently released or less old. Not that grain whisky necessarily … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 27, 1983-2011, 53.1% – Whiskybroker.co.uk

This is one of those samples of which I had totally forgotten it existed. Recently when we moved some furniture around I had to shift some boxes and decided to go through a bunch of samples. This is one of … Continue reading

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Longmorn 1976, 32yo, 54.7% – Wild West Whisky Fest

Right. The Wild West Whisky Fest. As far as I know this was a short lived whisky festival in Belgium, finding its roots in the VCWC (which is the bottler, sort of) meaning the Van Compernolle Whisky Club. I believe … Continue reading

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