Tag Archives: Sweden

Whisky Advent Calendar, days 13 to 19…

So, I suddenly stopped blogging about the Whisky Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt. This didn’t happen for nothing. I am also the editor-in-chief of our whisky club’s magazine, De Kiln. It’s a quarterly publication, … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition day 13: Isle of Jura 1988, 51.2% – The Whiskyman for Sweden

Where yesterday saw me scoring for guessing the correct distillery, today saw me staying just clear of zero points based on a wild ABV guess. Just for the sake of completeness. After 13 days, you can technically have 1300 points. … Continue reading

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Spirit of Hven, Seven Stars #3, Phecda, 45%

Montsh ago the nice folks at Spirit of Hven Distillery sent me this sample but, I’m sorry to say, it got lost in the box. It’s only the last couple of weeks that I’m really ramping through my samples with … Continue reading

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A trio from Spirit of Hven

With a title like that I almost feel like Serge Valentin, reviewing multiples of the same distillery on a single day. Spirit of Hven is a relatively new distillery in Sweden on the island of Hven. Strangely enough it is … Continue reading

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Three peated AnCnoc: Rutter, Flaughter, Tushkar

A couple of weeks ago I got contacted by Lukasz from Alembic Communications, although if you know the bloke it’s probably because he’s part of the Edinburgh Whisky Blog crew too. AnCnoc was releasing three new whiskies, all peated, and … Continue reading

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Bowmore 2000-2010, 58.7%, Svenska Eldvatten

The fourth and last Sweden-themed sample. This Bowmore is from a Swedish bottler called ‘Eldvatten‘ which means fire water. A name that gives a certain promise, if there ever was one. There were 253 bottles for the Swedish market. Regarding … Continue reading

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2 Mackmyras, straight from Sweden

After the ‘Shai samples’ I went through the ‘Anki range’ which also consisted of four samples. Yesterday’s Glen Scotia was the first of the batch, and today I’ll be reviewing two samples of Mackmyra. Mackmyra in itself is quite rare … Continue reading

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