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Arran 16yo, 1997-2014, 50.1% – OB for The Whisky Fair 2014

Last year a friend of mine bought this Arran based on the good reviews Arran was getting in general. He was happy with this bottle and spared me a sample. By these means I can review yet another Arran! Another … Continue reading

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Heelslaying, or bottle ends in March

When the year started I announced how much smaller my collection had to be by the end of the year. Then, as more people were planning such escapades there was a twitter hashtag with updates on emptied bottles. I posted … Continue reading

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Arran 14yo, 2000-2015, 55.7% – Private Cask for Whisky in Leiden

A rather stunning whisky shop in Leiden has been running its own festival for a couple of years. Every year, of course, accompanied by a festival bottling. I seem to remember a cracking Clynelish from a couple of years ago¬†(split … Continue reading

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Springbank Vintage 1996, Single Cask 263, 54.9%

Generally, when you think of a Fino cask matured whisky you’re not imagining a really deep brown dram. In this case, that would make you wrong. Generally, when you think of a single cask from a distillery, bottled by themselves … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte 10yo, 2002-2013, 62.5% – Private Cask for Nickolls & Perks

Last year, when I was participating in quite a lot of bottle-shares I had just told myself to stop doing that. Then this popped up. I had to have it. Why? It’s Port Charlotte, it’s a peated, sherried dram and … Continue reading

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