Tag Archives: Raw Cask

Bruichladdich 1986-2006, 19yo, 54.4% – Blackadder Raw Cask

This is a whisky with a bit of a personal back story. Back in 2007 I planned to go to Scotland for a weekend with two of my best friends. We had booked tickets, and rooms in some hostel in … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday Bash #5

Today is the 5th birthday of my blog. Almost 1250 posts in, with a couple thousand visitors every month, I’m still having fun doing this. To celebrate, ever since the first birthday in 2010, I invite a couple of friends … Continue reading

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The annual Bottom’s Up tasting at De Whiskykoning

This year I was invited again to join the Bottoms Up tasting in Den Bosch. Yesterday was the date and after a nicely long train journey┬áI walked through my old home town to get to the shop just in time. … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis 1984-2002, 61.2% – Blackadder Raw Cask

It’s been ages since I properly reviewed a Blackadder whisky, and for some reason it’s been even longer since I ever bought one. Come to think of it, the last one I bought was the 1981 Lochside, probably back in … Continue reading

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A short impression of De Whiskykoning’s Bottoms-Up tasting

Yesterday was the annual Bottoms Up tasting. I was invited becaus I went to (or brought enough people to) tastings last year. I hope I make it again for next year. I didn’t take any in depth notes because I … Continue reading

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Manning up

I’ve been blogging about money quite a few times, if I remember correctly. What I didn’t tell so far is that I’ve been overspending in a rather ridiculous way the last year. It’s not that I cannot pay my bills … Continue reading

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Longmorn tasting

Last Friday a Longmorn was hosted for members and guests of the Kings Court Whisky Society by Govert van Bodegom. He is a Dutch Longmorn collector and knows just about everything about the distillery and its whisky. He started the … Continue reading

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