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A tasting with colleagues in Hoorn

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Old Pulteney Pentland Skerries, 46%

The third and last whisky from the Old Pulteney Twitter Tasting is named after the Pentland Skerries lighthouse on the island of Muckle Skerry in the Pentland Firth. An important lighthouse for the crossing from the mainland to Orkney in … Continue reading

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Old Pulteney Duncansby Head, 46%

The second bottling from the new Lighthouse Series from the Wick distillery. This lighthouse is situated at farthest point by road from John O’ Groats. The location (according to Google images) is quite spectacular. This bottling is a mix of … Continue reading

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Old Pulteney Noss Head, 46%

Yesterday I participated in a Twitter Tasting with three New Pulteneys. Wait, no, that should be new Old Pulteneys. Anyway, they are releasing three new expressions for travel retail in 1 litre bottles at decent prices. Of course, we have … Continue reading

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Old Pulteney 1991-2009, 56.7%, cask 3643 – Gordon & MacPhail Reserve for Van Wees

A single cask Old Pulteney from a refill sherry butt, bottled for Van Wees and I believe some liquor shops through the Netherlands (The Specialist’s Choice, I think). Don’t mind if I do… Anyway, you don’t come across sherried Pulteneys … Continue reading

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BTC: Sample 10 (Caol Ila Unpeated 12, 64%)

We’re more than half way and although I am still not in the top 15 of the competition, I think it is a bit of consolidation that the number one on the list only has 416 points of a possible … Continue reading

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Old Pulteney – Row to the Pole

Yesterday the guys from Alembic Communications/Edinburgh Whisky Blog and Old Pulteney hosted a small Twitter Tasting for the release of the Old Pulteney Row to the Pole. Its a special bottling for a charity event in which a few tough … Continue reading

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