Tag Archives: Speyside

Glen Moray 1994-2016, 21yo, 55.5% – SMWS (35.159 – Waves of Intensity)

One of these samples that I found in my stash when selecting which drams to bring on the summer holiday. I only looked it up now and saw that it was drawn from a ‘toasted hogshead’, which is an interesting … Continue reading

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Dufftown 1979-1998, 57.1% – Cadenhead’s

As a thank you for hosting the Blog Birthday Bash (which I still haven’t blogged about) I got a sample of this from whisky friend MvZ. He is a guy that focuses on old whisky, with shifting interests. There was … Continue reading

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Miltonduff 2009 – Casqueteers

So, there’s not a lot of information on this bottling. It’s a bourbon cask from 2009, number 900068, to be precise. Also, the Casqueteers bought it in 2015 and plan to store it until 2021-ish. The shares were available for … Continue reading

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My accidental blend…

Last week I blogged about Ardbeg and spontaneously comparing it to my ‘accidental blend’. This blending happening deserves a post of its own, which also is a bit of a ‘look at me fucking up’ post… I’ve embarrassed myself in … Continue reading

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Strathisla 25, 1989, 56.1% – SMWS (58.15 – Gravitas in a Glass)

I think that virtually all whisky lovers I’ve ever met agree on the fact that old Strathisla is a great thing. Those sherry casks that were mainly bottled by Gordon & MacPhail with their retro labels are stunning drinks, with … Continue reading

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Balvenie Peat Week, 2002-2017, 14yo, 48.3%

Balvenie produces a very lightly peated whisky throughout the year, but once every year (since 2002 at least) they’ve been producing heavily peated whisky. The first whisky of this ‘Peat Week’ program was released last year. Ever since visiting Balvenie … Continue reading

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Caperdonich 39, 1977-2017, 50.4% – Cadenhead’s 175th Anniversary

Well, there’s no mistaking this being from a sherry cask. It’s a butt too, so a more proper sherry cask as well. No information about the kind of oak is given though. Last year Cadenhead’s, the rather awesome bottler of … Continue reading

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