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Longrow Red 2014, Fresh Port Casks, 51.8%

As said in a┬áprevious post, I’m kind of enamoured with peated whisky from a port cask. Whether it’s a finish or a maturation doesn’t really matter to me, as long as the cask doesn’t fully overpower the whisky. How much … Continue reading

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Port & Peat – A small bottle share

A couple of years ago in a whisky magazine, I can’t remember which one, I read an article about port casks being the new sherry casks. The main reason behind this train of thought was that Port still pretty popular, … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 13 – Longrow 16, Fresh Manzanilla Sherry, 56.1%

By now the competition has lost most of its fun to me. There’s barely any regular cask in this year’s line-up which means it’s ridiculously hard to guess what’s what. For some reason quite some others who score much more … Continue reading

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A Surprise tasting at De Whiskykoning (2/2)

The second half of the surprise tasting write-up at De Whiskykoning in Den Bosch. Tasting twelve whiskies in a row in just over two hours is taxing. The glasses were properly covered with glass lids so I started by nosing … Continue reading

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All in an afternoon’s work

Yesterday was the first regional tasting in Den Bosch that I attended. After my tries and lots of agendas that conflicted with those plans it finally happened. It was worth it. I added a 1966 Glenfarclas and a 25yo Ben … Continue reading

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Longrow Red, 11yo, Australian Shiraz Cask, 53.7%

While we thought we finished the tasting with a couple of cracking drams, there came out another bottle to supplement them all. Well, we didn’t finish the tasting with some cracking drams, the entire tasting consisted of it. Maybe apart … Continue reading

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Springbank 14, 1995-2010, Fresh Sherry Pipe, 57.1% – Springbank Society

The Springbank Society is a club of members of Springbank that get offered special bottles every once in a while. As a bonus you get a discount when you tour the distillery and an invite to the Open Day and … Continue reading

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