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Highland Park 1986, 25 years old, 54.1% – Malts of Scotland Amazing Casks

This is bound to be a good one for multiple reasons. First, it’s a Highland Park. Second, it’s from Malts of Scotland AND they’re calling it an Amazing Cask. Third, it’s 25 years old, which seems to be a rather … Continue reading

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Macduff 1980-2011, 30 years old, 54.1% – Malts of Scotland

I really love old Macduff. I love old Macduff from bourbon casks even more. I’ve tried a couple of them over the years and all of them have been incredibly good. Subtle fruit and malt and oak matured to near … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1967-2010, 41.1% – Malts of Scotland

This ancient Bunnahabhain has matured in a bourbon hogshead, contrary to a lot of its contemporaries. Properly long aging in bourbon casks can work miracles, if the cask isn’t overly active. A too active cask can make a whisky into … Continue reading

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A short photo report of a whisky night in The Hague

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Regional tasting Noord-Holland, by the Usquebaugh Society

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Blind Tasting Competition 3 – Mortlach 18yo, 55.2%, 1994-2012 – Malts of Scotland

Day three, on which I got another nice 40 points. For the age this time. I had that spot on. The distillery guess was another massive failure and a regrettable one. Why regrettable? At some point during yesterday I imagined … Continue reading

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Inchgower 1982, 57.2 – Malts of Scotland

After trying an Inchgower from 1982 by Duncan Taylor at last year’s Hielander Whisky Festival and being really enthousiastic about it, I got a few messages from people who had samples for me if I wanted them. Well, who am … Continue reading

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