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Tobermory 21, Oloroso Finish, 46.3%

The second whisky from the autumn tasting, which seems to be well timed for a review since it’s about 30 degrees out here, is this Tobermory. A bottling that’s been available for a couple of years by now, and once … Continue reading

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Earlskine – Your Whisky Destination

In northern Germany, in Oldenburg there is a shop called ‘Whisky Erlebnis‘. They focus their inventory towards the luxurious side of things with all kinds of whiskies, gin, rum, cigars and more. They’re fairly new to the world of whisky, … Continue reading

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Ledaig 25, 1995-2021, Hogshead 143, 50.6% – Wu Dram Clan

The flywheel that is the Wu Dram Clan seems to only be gaining speed, or frequency, of their releases. Hot on the heels of the insanely good Ardbeg and Jamaican rum comes this Ledaig 25. The spiritual follow-up to last … Continue reading

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Ledaig 11, 2009-2020, Hogshead 700510, 58.9% – Whiskybase

Another 10,000 unique bottles were added to Whiskybase, so there had to be another single cask bottling. This time around, they picked a Ledaig, or a peated Tobermory, from a bourbon cask. Generally, as the last couple of years have … Continue reading

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Tobermory 25 1994-2020, Refill Sherry Butt, 50.9% – Kintra Whisky / Whisky Mercenary

It’s been a while since either The Whisky Mercenary or Kintra Whisky (respectively from Belgium and The Netherlands) bottled a cask of whisky. Now they show up with a 25 year old Tobermory, which they split. Nowadays a pretty rare … Continue reading

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Ledaig 25, 1995-2020, 48.5% – The Whisky Agency

It’s been a while since I had anything from The Whisky Agency, but recently I got the opportunity to buy some bottles and I did. I bought the 25 year old Ledaig, and a 23 year old Ben Nevis. The … Continue reading

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Ledaig 11, 2009-2020, 54.4% – The Whisky Kingdom

Yet another bottling for the German ‘Wu Dram Clan’. I guess Wu Dram is striving to be forever. This time it’s a Ledaig, or peated Tobermory if you will, from a bourbon hogshead. I was a bit apprehensive about it … Continue reading

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Ledaig 12, 58.4% – The Whisky Show Exclusive (Present Future)

A few days ago I wrote about what Past Future meant according to the guys at The Whisky Exchange / The Whisky Show / Elixir Distillers / Speciality Drinks Ltd. Now we get around to Present Future. Or, as it … Continue reading

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Ledaig 1999-2015, 46% – Gordon & MacPhail’s Connoisseurs Choice

Since I’m trying to ‘pay my dues’ to the people who sent me samples over the last year or so, I just grabbed the one closest to me when I checked my cupboard. It just happened to be this Ledaig. … Continue reading

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BTC Sample 18: Tobermory 20, 1995-2015, 54.7%, Rest & Be Thankful

This Rest & Be Thankful brand is a bit of a strange one. When they started bottling two years ago they got things riled up with some hugely overpriced Octomores. If I remember correctly those were twice as expensive as the … Continue reading

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