Tag Archives: The Ultimate

Bottoms Up!

Tonight a couple of friends and I are going to try and get my open-bottle-count down somewhat. Since I’ve been trying to do this on my own last year I found that a) it doesn’t work that well, and b) … Continue reading

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Glenfarclas 1966-2010, 43yo, 42.9% – The Ultimate

Well, technically I can’t call this Glenfarclas, since the label states ‘Mystery Speyside’. On the other hand, when something like that is on the label everybody knows what’s going on. Usually, if you order a bottle like this, on the … Continue reading

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A short impression of De Whiskykoning’s Bottoms-Up tasting

Yesterday was the annual Bottoms Up tasting. I was invited becaus I went to (or brought enough people to) tastings last year. I hope I make it again for next year. I didn’t take any in depth notes because I … Continue reading

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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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