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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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€ 1000 of whisky – Take 2

On April 9th of last year I blogged about a tasting I went to in which we tasted 6 whiskies, mounting up to a little over a grand of booze. The idea by the organization/hosts was to have one last … Continue reading

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