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Teaninich 20, 1999-2019, Hogshead 307938, 55.7% – Archives

Teaninich is one of the work horse distilleries of Diageo, situated in Alness where I happened to reside for a couple of days at the end of October. Didn’t go to the distillery though, since they don’t receive visitors and … Continue reading

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Fable, a second batch

Some time ago, a new bottler showed up in shops without much fanfare. At least, it went quite unnoticed until the Mannochmore was rated with 90 points on Whiskyfun. Suddenly, things looked up and I went looking for a bottle. … Continue reading

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Blended Scotch Whisky 42, 1976-2019, Oloroso Finish, 46.2% – The Maltman

This Blended Scotch Whisky consists of Ben Nevis, Clynelish, Teaninich, Macduff, Dailuaine and Invergordon. Not the least interesting names in the business! Also, while this states having had an Oloroso finish, what didn’t really fit the title, is that that … Continue reading

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Teaninich 20, 1999-2019, 49.7% – Michiel Wigman

This was the first bottling I got that was done by Michiel Wigman. Mr. Springbank, the embodiment of Dutch Whisky Connection, to me at least. To see a Teaninich bottled was something of a surprise, since it’s not a distillery … Continue reading

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Teaninich 17yo, 58.3% – The Manager’s Dram

In the past, Diageo sometimes let their distillery managers select a cask from the warehouse for a line of bottlings. The most recent exercise in this was the Manager’s Choice, which was a huge flop by any measure. Some of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Double casking…

My friend Tom van Engelen has written another one of his posts comparing whiskies that should never be compared. Does a name really influence your experience of a whisky? I am not well acquainted with all those Viking expressions from Highland … Continue reading

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Diageo Special Releases 2017

Weird. I’ve already been planning a whisky tasting and a trip to Scotland for 2018. Because of that, when I saw someone post the ‘Diageo Special Releases 2017’ I was mainly confused to why someone would post last year’s list. … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 2: Old Pulteney 17, 46%

So, since yesterday didn’t get me anywhere, I had to make today count. Big time, since I’m away from home the coming two nights. If my palate is as crap as it was yesterday, it’s not going to get me … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 14 – Teaninich 29yo, 1982-2012, 52.2% – Dewar Rattray

I should make some rectifications to what I said yesterday about the competition not being fun anymore. I discussed it with Ewald, who organizes most of it and came to the conclusion that it’s just the competing part that I … Continue reading

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Teaninich 21, 1973-1994 – James MacArthur’s

In 1994 there was some celebration that whisky had been in existence for 500 years. It was of course nothing like the stuff we know and love today, but back in that day Friar John Cor was ordered to make … Continue reading

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