Tag Archives: Official Bottling

BTC 2016, sample 1: Tomatin 11, 60%, OB for the Usquebaugh Society

During previous BTCs we (me and other participants) have discussed the difference between a whisky from a bottle and whisky that’s been sampled before. We don’t have a clue what causes it, and there might be several, but there is … Continue reading

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Tomatin 2004-2016, 11yo, 60% – OB for the Usquebaugh Society

As always our club bottled a cask of whisky earlier this year. 40 members gathered in Abcoude, near Amsterdam, to participate in a tasting hosted by Scott Adamson of Tomatin Distillery. He guided us through the tasting of four different … Continue reading

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GlenDronach 1995, 19yo, PX Puncheon, 55.4% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

This GlenDronach was released a little while before TWE’s The Whisky Show together with the BenRiach I already reviewed. That BenRiach was a great dram and I saw a reviewer of this GlenDronach also being quite enthusiastic. It does seem, … Continue reading

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Deanston 18, 46.3%

When I got that awesome sample of Ledaig 42 from Ronald Zwartepoorte, of Whisky Passion fame, I also get a sample of the then new Deanston 18. Since that was June and that wasn’t that long ago, I think we … Continue reading

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Laphroaig 15, 43%, 200th Anniversary Edition

It’s been ages since I properly sat down to taste some Laphroaig. It’s not even that there’s nothing available since Laphroaig is one of the couple¬†Islay distilleries that regularly have indies bottled. You don’t have to look far to find … Continue reading

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