Tag Archives: Twitter Tasting

Lux Row Whiskey Twitter Tasting

Last Wednesday I participated in a Twitter Tasting hosted by Steve Rush and Lux Row Whiskey, combined with a PR agency which didn’t participate in the tasting. I had been ages since I participated in such a tasting. At some … Continue reading

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A trip to Jerez

Belgian blogger Ruben Luyten has been blogging about whisky for ages (here), but since a couple of years he also has a sherry blog. I don’t know where he gets the time or the constitution to keep that up, but … Continue reading

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Paul John Bold, 46%

I never had a Paul John whisky before. I know they’ve been making way for a couple of years now, and that they’ve won a lot of awards. But then again, which distillery isn’t marketing their asses off and which … Continue reading

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Arran 13 year old, 1999, single bourbon cask 99/103, 55.3% – UK Exclusive

It took me a while to find this bottling on Whiskybase because I didn’t know the age. It being 13 years old means it’s bottled in 2013, and I thought it was a more recent release. Anyway, I’ve been loving … Continue reading

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Arran Sauternes Cask, 50%

The first dram from the Twitter Tasting last week was Arran’s Sauternes Cask. I always feel like this is a remainder of how they started little over a decade ago. When Arran’s first whiskies started to come out they had … Continue reading

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Arran White Stag, 17yo, 54.2%

I’m going to report on last Wednesday’s Twitter Tasting in a bit of a jumble, starting with this bottling that ended the tasting. I didn’t report earlier since I took my wife to Venice for her birthday (which was in … Continue reading

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Teeling Single Malt Whiskey, 46%

Last week there was a Twitter Tasting of the new Single Malt whiskey from Teeling Distillery in Ireland. They’re in the process of building a distillery but this was from their current releases in which they buy and blend mature … Continue reading

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Trick or Tweet with Rachel Barrie

Yesterday Morrison Bowmore and Rachel Barrie hosted a Twitter Tasting a bit of a Halloween theme. There hadn’t been much information available so it wasn’t until a sizable box arrived earlier this week and I had a peak that I … Continue reading

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Venturing into darkness. Another three Sherry reviews

During the Sherry Twitter Tasting I wrote about earlier, we didn’t stop at two. Of course we didn’t as there is more than Fino and Manzanilla to come from that neck of the Spanish woods. As we continued our Twitter … Continue reading

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Three peated AnCnoc: Rutter, Flaughter, Tushkar

A couple of weeks ago I got contacted by Lukasz from Alembic Communications, although if you know the bloke it’s probably because he’s part of the Edinburgh Whisky Blog crew too. AnCnoc was releasing three new whiskies, all peated, and … Continue reading

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