Tag Archives: The Whisky Show

My favorite whiskies of 2014

I started doing my end-of-year lists yesterday with the music one. I love doing that since it makes me reconsider what I’m listening to for a large part of every┬áday, and everybody else does their lists first so I get … Continue reading

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Clynelish 18yo, 50.6% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Series

No, don’t go rushing to The Whisky Exchange’s site. It’s long gone. An affordable Clynelish that is well aged and matured in a good sherry cask is going to be popular. If, on top of that, Serge Valentin of Whiskyfun.com … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 1996, 18yo, 62.2% – Masterpieces by Speciality Drinks Ltd.

While I don’t mind people taking credit for what they’ve done, or in this case picked from the available options, however, calling something you did yourself is kind of presumptuous. However, I should have bought last year’s Clynelish since it’s … Continue reading

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Linkwood 16yo, 48% – The Whisky Exchange Retro Series

Every year around the Whisky Exchange’s The Whisky Show event in London, they release a slew of special bottlings. Mostly these consist of their Retro labels, in which they have an artist draw up some old fashioned style labels for … Continue reading

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Kilchoman 2008-2013, 4yo, 61% – OB for The Whisky Show 2013

The third sample in a row from The Whisky Exchange. This time a Kilchoman from a bourbon cask, specially released for their The Whisky Show. I’m not going to talk too much about Kilchoman since everybody has already done that … Continue reading

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Glenfarclas 43yo, 1966-2009, Speyside’s Finest for The Whisky Show, 48.2% – Old Malt Cask

Officially it’s an undisclosed distillery, of course, but when even the receipt says it’s a Glenfarclas, I tend to believe that. When this came out I was really into sherry casks and the darker the better, usually. When this came … Continue reading

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