Tag Archives: Rare Auld

Dallas Dhu 1981-2005, 24yo, 58.3% – Duncan Taylor

With my family and I being on holiday in Scotland, in Findhorn, I had to pick some nice drams for the evenings. I might sound weird to bring whisky to Scotland, but with prices there and here, and with there … Continue reading

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Jura 18, 1992-2010, 52.8% – Duncan Taylor Rare Auld

Thank goodness they still exist! Jura bottlings from indie bottlers that are not heavily peated! I have been trying to get hold of a good Jura bottling without any peat in it, but it seems I’ve missed my moment when … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 17 – Caol Ila 1982-2006, 26yo, 54.3% – Duncan Taylor Rare Auld

I got points! 35 of them to be precise. Taking my own analysis from yesterday seriously, I analyzed each bit of the whisky separately. While it didn’t get me anywhere serious, it did get me a lot of points compared … Continue reading

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BTC sample 9 – Caperdonich 37, 51.4%

Finding out I had been sipping a Caperdonich made me scratch my head a little bit. I could have been more wrong, but not by much (I guessed Speyside correctly). This now defunct and demolished distillery has produced some of … Continue reading

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Caperdonich 1972-2010 – Duncan Taylor

And a third Caperdonich 1972. Life’s tough! Fulco, one of the guys from the Usquebaugh Society and a steady co-host of the regional tastings brought me a sample of this one. I didn’t mind at all! Nose: Sweet and woody … Continue reading

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