Tag Archives: Master of Malt

Burnt Ends, Blended Whisk(e)y, 45%

I managed to get a sample of this through NR, who I used to be in a whisky club with, some years ago. So thanks where thanks is due! This thing is called Burnt Ends to tie in with the … Continue reading

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abSintherklaas

Or, if we’d split up the words: Absinthe and Sinterklaas. Which is just clever wordplay if Sinterklaas means anything to you. Anyway, I’ve been planning to do this post with the janky title for some years now, but there was … Continue reading

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The Half-Century Blend, 45.5%

A sample of this at-least-50 years old whisky was sent to my by Master of Malt some months ago. The fact that I’m only blogging about it now is one of the reasons I decided to focus a bit more … Continue reading

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Paul John 6yo, Batch 2, 54.7% – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Starting a blog post by telling a certain brand is not on my radar is nothing new. Actually, it’s starting to become a bit tedious. As it turns out, a lot of brands and/or distilleries are not on my radar. … Continue reading

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English Whisky Co. 5 year old, Batch 1, 49.5% – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

This just might be the first English Whisky Co. Whisky with an age statement that I’ve tried. I have to admit that I’ve not tried all that many. Some chapters at Bottoms Up tastings here and there, and some indie … Continue reading

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Blended Whisky #1, batch 3, 35 years old, 46.5% – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

So, it’s batch three of whisky number one? What’s the story there? Apparently, at least according to Master of Malt’s website, they named it Blended Whisky #1 because in 2015 at the World Whisky Awards it was chosen as the … Continue reading

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Macallan 25, batch 5, 48.8% – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

In support of Compass Box’ Transparency Campaign, That Boutique-y Whisky Company have decided to add age statements to all their whiskies. This is a curious decision since the concept of the brand initially was to not do this. It might … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram

So, I stared well with that Advent Calendar blogging. Then the Blind Tasting Competition started and that took over. I tried blogging twice per day but that was just too time consuming. Catching up with a massive blog post and … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Calendar, days 13 to 19…

So, I suddenly stopped blogging about the Whisky Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt. This didn’t happen for nothing. I am also the editor-in-chief of our whisky club’s magazine, De Kiln. It’s a quarterly publication, … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 11 & 12: Arran, batch 4, 52% (That Boutique-y Whisky Company), Caol Ila 12yo, 43%

I didn’t write anything about the Advent Calendar yesterday since I didn’t have time for it, so today is a double post. Behind door 11 is Master of Malt’s own Boutique-y Whisky Company, and more specifically it’s the fourth batch … Continue reading

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