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Blind Tasting Competition 11 – Arran, 9yo, 2002-2011, 61.3% – SMWS

This time I did fill in my guess for the day, and I was hoping to start catching up with a bit of points here and there. Unfortunately, today is not the day that that is happening. Maybe it never … Continue reading

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All in an afternoon’s work

Yesterday was the first regional tasting in Den Bosch that I attended. After my tries and lots of agendas that conflicted with those plans it finally happened. It was worth it. I added a 1966 Glenfarclas and a 25yo Ben … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 1982, 51.6%, 500th Bottling – The Ultimate

According to their website The Ultimate has been at it for 19 years now. They’ve released 500 bottlings since then and since they sell almost everything in The Netherlands, that is quite a feat. The proper way to celebrate is to bring … Continue reading

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Longmorn 1996-2013, #72315, 57.5% – The Ultimate

It doesn’t happen often that a single cask Longmorn at cask strength comes along, from a fresh sherry cask, at € 60. In other words, that’s ridiculously cheap to be honest. It was available from Dutch bottler The Ultimate, ran … Continue reading

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Glenlivet 14, 1995-2009, 46% – The Ultimate

At the moment I only have one Glenlivet in my collection. There were two, but then I drank the Nadurra (one of the first batches, stunning stuff). It also is one of only three bottles from The Ultimate on the … Continue reading

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Linlithgow 28yo, 1982-2010, 46% – The Ultimate

The third whisky was a Linlithgow, or St. Magdalene. The current appartment building was known by both names as was not uncommon in bygone eras. This one was bottled by Dutch bottler The Ultimate. In a previous Lowlands tasting we … Continue reading

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