Tag Archives: Macallan

Age vs. NAS round 5: Macallan Fine Oak 10 vs. Macallan Gold

At the time of tasting I didn’t know what these were of course, but it’s an interesting experiment for sure. If I would’ve gone into this tasting with knowledge of the samples, things might have been different since those Macallans … Continue reading

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Macallan 1991-2014, 23yo, 47.7% – SMWS (Northern Lights)

This fairly well aged Macallan from a refill hogshead came from my whisky buddy DSA, who sent it as a blind sample in our latest swap. He loves it, but I know Gal hates it. I think Bourbon matured Macallan … 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┬áday, and everybody else does their lists first so I get … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 8: Littlemill 23yo, 1990-2014, 47.8% – Archives

Well, yesterday nipped me in the but. I didn’t slide down too much, but I think I should have guessed that one right. As in, I already tried that dram twice and at both occasions I ‘assessed’ it. So, again, … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 1: Longmorn 17, 1996-2013, 57.5% – The Ultimate by Van Wees

So, the competition has started. As long as I’m further up the ranking than last year I’m going to quite satisfied. Let’s see what this dram is about, since there’s nothing else to talk about right now. Sniff: Old fashioned … Continue reading

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Interactive Studios whisky event #5

Interactive Studios is a company run by some of my closest friends. I used to work for them until my move to a more northerly homestead caused a too large commute. This was in 2009. I kept working for them … Continue reading

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Whisky paraphernalia

I like stuff that is related to whisky. I’m not sure why, but when I see adzes on the flea market in town at King’s Day I want them, since it’s a cooper’s tool. I am never going to use … Continue reading

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