Tag Archives: Master of Malt

Advent Calendar Day 9: Tullamore D.E.W. 12, 40%

On the ninth day of Christmas Master of Malt brought us to Ireland. Tullmore D.E.W. (D.E.W stands for Daniel E. Williams, the original creator of the brand) is currently produced by William Grant & Sons, and while they wait for … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 8: Balvenie Single Barrel, Sherry Cask, 15yo, 47.8%

It’s good to try another Balvenie so shortly after my trip to the distillery. It was fun and it kindled my love for the distillery. Still, I don’t care all that much about most of their regular releases. They’re all … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 7: Glen Scotia Double Cask, 46%

A few years ago Glen Scotia renewed it’s package to all kinds of shiny metal tubes in the colors of your average Christmas tree decoration. That didn’t really pan out, so they redid their package once again and now are … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 6: Kilchoman Machir Bay 2014, 46%

On the sixth day of Christmas Master of Malt sent to me, a nice little sample of Kilchoman from Islay. Kilchoman is one of those distilleries that I genuinely like, but never buy anything of. Of course, there’s a hundred … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 5: Dalmore 15, 40%

This one deserves a bit of warning. I’ve said before that I don’t like Ledaig, but this year I’ve been proven wrong several times. I also don’t like Dalmore. My dislike for this distillery is based on my limited experience … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 3: Compass Box Great King Street, 43%

Great King Street by Compass Box is, in short, one of my favorite blends. It might not be as good as some others like The General or to yet to be reviewed ‘This is not a Luxury Whisky’, but it’s … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 2: Yoichi, 43%

With the ridiculous popularity of Japanese whisky of the last couple of years, the distillers have had to remove the age stated whiskies from the market. No more Yoichi 10, 12, 15, 20, and the same goes for Miyagikyo, and … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 1: Glenfarclas 25, 43%

On the first day of the Whisky Advent Calendar, by Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt, I found a sample of Glenfarclas 25 waiting for me. I have to admit I already knew this since I peaked this … Continue reading

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The season is upon us!

With the holiday season getting some traction, you can’t really avoid the new releases and special products anymore. While the rest of the planet is gearing up for Christmas, we (the Dutch and Flemish) still have Sinterklaas coming first. While … Continue reading

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Inchmurrin, 54.7% – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Well, it’s about bloody time I tried one of last year’s winners from the Malt Maniacs Awards, init? By checking the list again just now I found that I have not tried any of the gold medalists just yet, and … Continue reading

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