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Glen Garioch 10, 2011-2022, Bourbon Cask, 53.4% – Michiel Wigman

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you might have noticed that virtually all of Michiel Wigman’s whiskies have been reviewed here. I bet I missed some, and I do know I have some other spirits of his … Continue reading

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Rutte Cask Strength Genever, made for Michiel Wigman

A little while ago Michiel Wigman sent over a couple of samples of his latest bottlings, and in that package were these two samples of Dutch Genever. Myriam Hendrickx, the distillery manager at Rutte Distillery created these two different Genevers … Continue reading

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French Brandy 28, 1993-2022, 47% – Michiel Wiman, Precious Moments

The Precious Moments series is one of many series that Michiel Wigman has running at the moment. At least, if some things turn out to be series. Anyway, ‘Precious Moments’ is and after last year’s (yet to be reviewed) Caroni, … Continue reading

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Glentauchers 2008-2021, Sherry cask, 52.3% – Michiel Wigman ‘They Inspired III’

Another second for Michiel Wigman, this time a Glentauchers. The previous one was a younger port cask, and this time it has a few more years, and a different maturation. Personally, I accept that there are tremendous Port casks available … Continue reading

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Secret Orkney 2007-2022, 50.8% – Michiel Wigman ‘They Inspired III’

In the 2022 series of They Inspired we find the second Secret Orkney bottling done by Michiel Wigman. Also, it is yet another Secret Orkney after several releases that have been done over the last couple of months by familiar … Continue reading

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Secret Islay 10, 2011-2021, Port Barrique, 53.3% – Michiel Wigman ‘East meets West’

As it turns out, this is not the first Secret Islay I review this week. It is not even the first Secret Islay at exactly 53.3% ABV I review this week! Not that I review that much, but merely a … Continue reading

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The best of 2021

Apart from looking back, using hindsight to evaluate what happened on a more generic level, there was of course a lot of booze last year. In The Netherlands bottle-shops are in the same legal category as supermarkets and other foodstuff … Continue reading

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Glentauchers 7, 2014-2021, Port Hogshead, 51.7% – Michiel Wigman

Now, this bit about the Port Hogshead is not on the internet, or on the label. However, the bottler himself told me in an email, so we’re going with that. A rather darkly colored Glentauchers, in line with quite a … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 33, 1987-2021, 53.4% – Michiel Wigman, Prometheus

Yesterday, Michiel Wigman’s newest bottles came in. I didn’t buy this one, but I did get a sample of it. I’m simply not one to spend this kind of money on a single bottle. I have never done so, and … Continue reading

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Secret Islay 2007-2021, 14yo, Monbazillac Cask, 51.7% – Michiel Wigman, They Inspired II

Just to clear some things up, Monbazillac is a French dessert wine, a sweet wine not unlike Sauternes or Muscat. As proven by Caol Ila’s Distiller’s Edition, this works quite well, generally. This Secret Islay is truly secret, Michiel Wigman … Continue reading

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