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Clynelish 18yo, 50.6% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Series

No, don’t go rushing to The Whisky Exchange’s site. It’s long gone. An affordable Clynelish that is well aged and matured in a good sherry cask is going to be popular. If, on top of that, Serge Valentin of Whiskyfun.com … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 1996, 18yo, 62.2% – Masterpieces by Speciality Drinks Ltd.

While I don’t mind people taking credit for what they’ve done, or in this case picked from the available options, however, calling something you did yourself is kind of presumptuous. However, I should have bought last year’s Clynelish since it’s … Continue reading

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Clynelish Masterpieces, 1996, bottled for The Whisky Exchange, 56.1%

It’s been a while since I posted a good old review since I stopped blogging every day. At that time I also decided I would be more picky about the stuff I post here, so not every random dram that … Continue reading

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Lagavulin Lg1, 56.8% – Elements of Islay

It’s been ages since I tasted a new one from the guys at The Whisky Exchange / Speciality Drinks Ltd. / Elements of Islay. The bottles have become available at other shops in the meantime, but I just haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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Karuizawa 1984, #3663, 56.8% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

As most people who friended me on Facebook will probably have realized I got ‘my’ bottle of Karuizawa 1984 in yesterday. I say ‘my’ in a reserved way, since I am the one who got it, but it actually is … Continue reading

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Port Askaig 30, 51.1% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

The last of the three new Port Askaig releases that have recently been let loose on the market. I tried this one last because I wanted to build up in age. I didn’t taste them on the same day, then … Continue reading

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Port Askaig 19, 50.4% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

The follow up bottling of the 12 year old I did earlier, and in another way the follow up to the Port Askaig Harbour 19 year old from about two years ago. That one wasn’t bottled at cask strength though. … Continue reading

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Port Askaig 12, 45.8% – Speciality Drinks Ltd.

I recently got a small parcel of samples from The Whisky Exchange, including yesterday’s Midleton 1991 and this new Caol Ila Port Askaig 12. A not too new addition to their Port Askaig series which included a 17, 19 and … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte PI1 – Elements of Islay

It feels like it’s been ages since I received a sample of this dram from my friend Billy at The Whisky Exchange. Since then it’s been sold out since it picked up top honours from the Malt Maniacs Awards. I … Continue reading

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