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Caol Ila 25, 1991-2016, 50.2% – Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection

A while ago I took the train to Den Bosch for a whisky tasting there, and with the other two guys I was on that train we decided to have a dram underway. This was interesting since it was rush … Continue reading

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Two young Caol Ilas from 2007

Since the theme of the first bit of 2017 is to get through a boat load of samples, here’s two in one go. Both are from Caol Ila distillery on the eastern shore of Islay, and both are from 2007. … Continue reading

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The annual ‘Islay’ Tasting at De Whiskykoning – part 2

Yesterday I wrote about the first three drams we had at De Whiskykoning in November. Today I write about the rest of the evening. I might have to admit that were a tad rowdy during the tasting and Rob, the … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 27, 1983-2011, 53.1% – Whiskybroker.co.uk

This is one of those samples of which I had totally forgotten it existed. Recently when we moved some furniture around I had to shift some boxes and decided to go through a bunch of samples. This is one of … Continue reading

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A Surprise tasting at De Whiskykoning (2/2)

The second half of the surprise tasting write-up at De Whiskykoning in Den Bosch. Tasting twelve whiskies in a row in just over two hours is taxing. The glasses were properly covered with glass lids so I started by nosing … Continue reading

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Port Askaig 30, 51.1% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

The last of the three new Port Askaig releases that have recently been let loose on the market. I tried this one last because I wanted to build up in age. I didn’t taste them on the same day, then … Continue reading

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Port Askaig 19, 50.4% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

The follow up bottling of the 12 year old I did earlier, and in another way the follow up to the Port Askaig Harbour 19 year old from about two years ago. That one wasn’t bottled at cask strength though. … Continue reading

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