Tag Archives: Private Cask

Springbank 21, 1995-2016, Fresh Sherry Pipe, 49% – Starkicker, Austria

Recently I got a little bit confused about this bottling, since I thought it was from 2017 instead of 2016. That led to some strange comments from me on Facebook and some confusing discussions about it afterwards. Apparently I am … Continue reading

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Springbank 21, 1995-2016, Sherry cask, port pipe finish, 48% – Starkicker, Austria

I alerted a friend of mine in Austria about these bottlings that I randomly spotted on Facebook, and he was kind enough to bottle share them (Thanks again, DSA!). With a 21 year old Springbank that’s been matured in a … Continue reading

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Some goodies from Springbank

Springbank has long been one of my favorite (if not the favorite) distilleries in Scotland. I really liked them early on in my ‘whisky journey’, but especially since I visited the place in 2010 with my wife, I’ve been hooked. … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte, 13yo, 2001-2015, Fresh Oloroso cask, 61.6% – Private Cask for Aart Appeldoorn

It’s been a while since I tried a Port Charlotte. It also seems the private casks and indie bottlings have gotten fewer in the last couple of ¬†years (maybe since Remy Cointreau took over?), but I got this sample from … Continue reading

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Kilchoman 2010-2015, 4yo, PX finish, 58.3% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

In my seemingly endless stash of samples (I really should stop buying bottle shares…) I recently found this sample from The Whisky Exchange. It somehow got in the back of the box and I can’t really keep track of each … Continue reading

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Highland Park 1999, 16yo, cask 4260, 56.6% – Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Exchange

The second sample I got from The Whisky Exchange is a cask strength Highland Park from 1999. About the same age (or exactly the same age) as the Aberlour. This one’s from a bourbon cask, which deviates a little bit … Continue reading

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Aberlour 16yo, Cask 4738, 53.5% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

Just to keep things fresh, The Whisky Exchange keeps bottling casks of whisky from all over the place. Their newest releases are a vintage 1999 Highland Park from a bourbon cask, and this 16 year old Aberlour from a first … Continue reading

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