Tag Archives: Sherry Cask

A threesome of GlenAllachie, bottled for Europe

Back in the day when the United Kingdom was still part of Europe, these three GlenAllachies were released. I didn’t really notice them until they didn’t sell ridiculously well and they were slightly discounted. Of course, a bottle-share followed suit, … Continue reading

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Kilchoman, Fino Sherry Butt, 2020 release, 46%

This whisky is a recipe for success. The two main reasons for that are the fact that Kilchoman generally makes good whisky AND I love Fino Sherry casks used for whisky. Combine those two, and you get the coastal notes … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie 15, 2005-2020, 58.1% – SMWS 125.77 (Graceful Elegance)

I’m not entirely sure how gracefully elegant a 58.1% whisky will be, especially not as a first dram, but let’s give it a go. It’s been a while since I had an SMWS bottling, and I didn’t doubt long to … Continue reading

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Mortlach ‘Sherry Beast’, Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish, 61.5% – Cooper’s Choice

When things are announced as a ‘sherry beast’ you can generally tell they’re going to sell well. When they are also a Mortlach, you can bet they’re going to sell even faster. But honestly, when something is a sherry beast, … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Wee Beastie, 5yo, 47.4%

It’s been ages since I bought any Ardbeg. Generally when something new comes out it is either matured in weird casks, combined with a ridiculous marketing blurb, or ridiculously expensive. Often it is a combination of several of these factors. … Continue reading

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Longmorn 15, 2005-2020, Butt 18074, 50.9% – Michiel Wigman

The sixth and final bottling of Michiel Wigman’s ‘They Inspired’ series is a 15 year old Longmorn. Initially this reminded me and some others of the black coloured Longmorn North Start Spirits bottled a while ago and that scared some … Continue reading

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Laphroaig Càirdeas Triple Wood, 59.5% – OB for Feis Ile 2019

Another Feis Ile bottling. One I must I admit I had already forgotten about. I’m pulling from a backlog of tasting notes since I’ve not been tasting much the last few months. It’s only very occasionally that I feel my … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 10, 58.2% – OB for Feis Ile 2018

As every year, there’s a Caol Ila Feis Ile bottling. Even this year there are bottlings, even though there was no festival due to COVID-19. Also as always, Diageo tries to come up with something they haven’t done before for … Continue reading

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GlenAllachie 2008-2020, 11yo, 55.5% – OB for Denmark

I managed to get a sample of this PX cask GlenAllachie bottled for Denmark (thanks, GvB). Of course I didn’t write down all the details in time, which will show in the tasting notes… It was bottled this year, and … Continue reading

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Kilkerran 8yo, Sherry Cask, 56.4% – Springbank Open Day 2016

For a change, this is not an old, forgotten sample from my cupboard. Which means as much as I knew I had it, but it still is old and from my cupboard, just not forgotten. A whisky friend went to … Continue reading

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