Tag Archives: Scotland

Old Pulteney, 1999-2019, 19yo, 56.5% – Gordon & MacPhail

Last year, when this came out, it was quickly ramped up to be ‘the next best thing’. Generally, in the world of whisky, these things die down quickly, but in this case the ratings and reviews kept popping up, and … Continue reading

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Loch Ness Brewery’s Whisky Beers

About two and a half years ago we went to Scotland on our family holiday. Apart from spending a week on Skye, we also spent a week in the vicinity of Loch Ness. During our stay there I (obviously) had … Continue reading

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A tour of Balvenie

So, during our little tromp through Speyside last week we started the Whisky bit off with a rather expansive tour of Balvenie distillery, their wee maltings and the cooperage. We were right on time for the tour, and were welcomed … Continue reading

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A couple of days in the promised land

I just returned from a couple of days in Scotland with some of my best friends. And by ‘just’ I mean that our plane landed not three hours ago. The misses and the kids are still on their way home … Continue reading

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Beer up!

I’ve not blogged on Friday and today is going to be a weird one too. My internet at home is down for some reason and I’ve been away for the weekend. Writing reviews on my phone is not something I … Continue reading

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IPA is Dead. Long live IPA! 4

Another year, another pack of single hop IPAs from BrewDog. I wasn’t sure if I was going to get them this year since our local liquor shop didn’t stock the pack this year. Ordering from BrewDog doesn’t happen often since … Continue reading

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Still Stories, by Hans Offringa

Hans Offringa is, by far, the most famous Dutch whisky writer. I guess he’s about the only one that also writes in English and covers more than Single Malt whisky, which also helps. I’ve met the soft spoken man a … Continue reading

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