Tag Archives: Rum Cask

Linkwood 11, 2009-2021, Rum Cask Finish, 58.2% – King Cask

So this, in a way, is a weird one. I know that the cask was transported out of Scotland and into/onto Terschelling, one of the Dutch islands in the north of the country. It was recasked there in a rum … Continue reading

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Springbank 17, 2002-2020, Rum/Bourbon finished in Madeira, 47.8%

Let’s make recipes more complicated than necessary, shall we? This whisky matured for 14 years in Bourbon and Rum barrels, to be finished for three years in a fresh Madeira cask. All 9200 bottles were released last year and it … Continue reading

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Back to basics with Glenfiddich

Sometimes you have to recalibrate your palate. All these bloggers tasting all kinds of exclusive whiskies, you can lose track of what the current standard is. We call stuff ‘good’, but what do we compare things to? Some tasters do … Continue reading

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Kilkerran 11, 2006-2017, Rum Barrel, 57.7% – Cadenhead’s Warehouse Tasting

Another find in the sample stash. I started writing these tasting notes a bit apprehensive. Over the years there have been quite some Kilkerrans that I didn’t enjoy much. In my opinion it ranks just above Hazelburn as a brand. … Continue reading

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The Six Ambassadors Tasting

Last Thursday I participated in an online tasting based around six whisky ambassadors from the Netherlands. Each of them ‘brought a bottle’ and shared that with the audience. The six whiskies will be reviewed below, with a bit of a … Continue reading

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Tomatin 2007-2016, 9yo, Rum Cask, 46%

In the most recent edition of our club’s magazine ‘De Kiln’ we published a piece written by Scott Adamson of Tomatin distillery. We asked him what their views on ‘weird’ cask usage is, and the finishing of whisky in non-traditional … Continue reading

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A tasting with colleagues in Hoorn

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