Tag Archives: Retro Labels

Strathisla 1967-2015, 43% – Gordon & MacPhail’s

In the very first bottle share I ever did, which was a Gordon & MacPhail themed one, I had a bottle of 30 year old Strathisla, at 43%. Since that was about six¬†years ago that still was distilled¬†a decade after … Continue reading

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Ardmore 1996-2013, 43% – Gordon & MacPhail

Another one from the ‘The Wood makes the Whisky’ campaign. It’s bottled under G&M’s retro label series, in which they bottle whiskies with labels used by the distilleries decades ago. A 16 year old Ardmore (or maybe 17, that’s not … Continue reading

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Springbank 1995-2012, 56.5% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Labels

As far as I know, Springbank is a popular distillery. Yet somehow, it took The Whisky Exchange over two years to sell this 16 or 17 year old whisky from their shop. It was quite reasonably priced as well, especially … 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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Clynelish 18yo, 50.6% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Series

No, don’t go rushing to The Whisky Exchange’s site. It’s long gone. An affordable Clynelish that is well aged and matured in a good sherry cask is going to be popular. If, on top of that, Serge Valentin of Whiskyfun.com … Continue reading

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Linkwood 16yo, 48% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Series

Every year around the Whisky Exchange’s The Whisky Show event in London, they release a slew of special bottlings. Mostly these consist of their Retro labels, in which they have an artist draw up some old fashioned style labels for … Continue reading

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