Tag Archives: Shinshu Mars

Maltstock 2015 – Saturday

I was going to say that Maltstock days begin with the most awesome breakfast ever. However, this one started with a massive headache. Not overly surprising, but most unwelcome for sure. Rehydration starts. Then came breakfast. For a couple of … 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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Mars Komagatake, The Revival 2011, 58%

With a name and age like this you would be inclined to think this is some joke from Glenglassaugh. Or maybe GlenDronach, but then it would have to be older. Five times older to be precise. This sample was a … Continue reading

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Shinshu Mars, 1992-2004, 43%, cask #1124

That’s a nice way to be introduced to a distillery you haven’t tried before. Trade a sample, and have it turn out to be a single cask as well! A split cask, by the looks of it on Whiskybase, since … Continue reading

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