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BTC #15 to #18: Old Pulteney, Speyside, Bowmore and Strathisla

Right, again, some catching up to do. Of course this happens in the home stretch of the Blind Tasting Competition. This last period of the competition is also lovingly known as ‘I no longer really care about it since I … Continue reading

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BTC #14: Ledaig 11, 2005-2017, 58.6% – Signatory

Yes! Another zero pointer! I’m getting back to my usual self, apparently. Also, my Peatometer is broken. Or I’m having more of a cold than I though. Or my sample was weird. I don’t really think I can blame things … Continue reading

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BTC #13: Glen Moray 24yo, 50.9% – Cadenhead’s

So, after the first zero pointer (the one coming up tonight my be the second…) I thought I pay some time digesting what I should pick to get back in. At least get back in a bit. It’s not like … Continue reading

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BTC #10, #11 and #12

Time to catch up! Due to heavy drinking on Friday night and a sleep in on Sunday, I didn’t get around to blogging about the last couple of Blind Tasting Competition Days. Yesterday, day 12, was the first one I … Continue reading

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BTC #9: Auchetoshan 2008, 9yo, Handfilled, 59.9%

Another fairly dark whisky was up for guessing yesterday. Based on the whisky from the day before, it could only improve, right? Sniff: It starts with a bit of a rough sherry, and some sharpness. It’s quite fruity, but there … Continue reading

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BTC #8: Deanston 8, Handfilled, 57.8%

Another day, another dram. This one sat darkly in its bottle, so I went in with a slight prejudice towards its flavors and cask type. It didn’t really cost me in the end, since I’m spreading my guesses without actually … Continue reading

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BTC #7: Glenburgie 1995-2016, 21yo, 54.1% – Archives

So far, I’ve not guessed one distillery correct, and only got points for age and region. On one day I got points for the ABV because it wasn’t a cask strength bottling and we were informed the lowest ABV in … Continue reading

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