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Glenlivet 25, 1995-2020, American Oak Barrel 9480, 55.3% – OB for Jack Tar

‘OB for Jack Tar’ doesn’t really cover it, since it’s indeed an OB, but selected by La Maison du Whisky, under private label for Jack Tar, for the Chinese market. That doesn’t really fit the title, though. Anyway. Glenlivet is … Continue reading

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Aberlour 21, 1999-2020, 1st Fill American Oak Barrel 3856, 51.2% – OB for Poland

This bottle is a bottling for the Polish market, selected by La Maison du Whisky, and bought by Jack Tar Holding. Obviously, I didn’t put that in the title, because it would be a three line heading. Anyway, this sample … Continue reading

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2 Kavalan from sherry casks

If you like heavily sherry’d whiskies and are willing to shell out at least a little bit, you probably are familiar with Kavalan. A Taiwanese distillery whose whiskies have won every award there is to win, unless it’s region specific … Continue reading

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Balblair 1996-2018, 54.4% – OB for La Maison du Whisky

I love Balblair. I liked them before, but ever since I visited them in 2013, I really loved them. However, I somehow barely ever buy a bottle. Some, but not a lot. Which I tried to remedy a little bit … Continue reading

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Karuizawa, Noh Whisky, 1977-2008, 62.8%

The Karuizawas that came out when they were only starting to get popular were bottlings that were of stunning quality, and fairly affordable compared to a lot of other bottlings by Scottish distilleries. Those times have come and gone and … Continue reading

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Yoichi Single Cask 16, 1991-2007, #129493, 62%

Ever since I tasted my first Japanese whisky, the Taketsuru 17, I’ve been a fan of the barley distillates of the land of the rising sun. I tasted that Taketsuru right after I bought it in 2007. Back then it … Continue reading

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Ardbeg 18, 1991-2009, Whisky Live Spa, 55.6% – La Maison du Whisky

I bought a sample of this some years ago and put it in my stash upstairs. Then I forgot about it for three years. Since I’m going through that again to get rid of the endless number of mini bottles … Continue reading

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Glentauchers 30yo, 1981, 55.8%, La Maison du Whisky

A 30 year old single cask Glentauchers, who’d have thought! As Gal said on his review of this whisky yesterday, I haven’t had many Glentauchers. A few more than him, mostly because our club bottled a rather filthy one two … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 27yo, 1984, 56.1% – Signatory for LMDW

About two weeks ago I got a package in the mail with whisky samples from Israel. Not Israeli whisky, since that doesn’t exist yet, but random samples. It was sent to me by Shai Applbaum, a recently ‘acquired’ Facebook and … Continue reading

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