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Travellers Distillery 10yo, Belize, 66.6% – The Duchess Rum

My whisky buddy Nils keeps releasing some nice casks of high end, and in this case high ABV, booze. Well, actually, Best of Wines in Bussum is, but he is more or less in charge of the spirits there. This … Continue reading

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Dictador 1976, 40 years old, cask SHC 394, 46.4%

Some months ago I blogged about a rum bottle share that more or less lacked in interestingness. There were various levels of quality and age to those rums, but the similarity between all of them was that I wouldn’t spend … Continue reading

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Two new releases from The Duchess

Since Best of Wines in Bussum, The Netherlands, has been bottling whisky, they’ve not released a lot. As far as I know there have been only three bottlings prior to these. Three are in their Shieldmaidens range, and one was … Continue reading

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A rum bottle share

A little while ago I decided I wanted to do a rum bottle share. I kept reading about rums on Whiskyfun’s Malternative Sundays and wanted to get some more ‘knowledge’ about these Caribbean spirits too. I rounded up a couple … Continue reading

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Balcones Rumble, 47%

By going through my samples last week or so, I found some tiny vials of golden liquid that I had completely forgotten about. This Balcones Rumble was one of them, which is a shame. Not only because there might be … Continue reading

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Master of Malt’s Dramcrackers

Last week I received a package from Master of Malt with their dramcrackers inside. Pretty cool, right? I’m not sure what to do with it though. Generally, when shops or bottlers send me booze they want a review of it … Continue reading

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Pyrat Rum, XO Reserve, 40%

My sister and her boyfriend went to New York last week for both their birthdays, I believe. They were kind enough to ask me what they could bring and after some asking around I settled on Brenne whisky, and Kings … Continue reading

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