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Caol Ila 10, 2011-2021, 56.2% – First Cask by WIN

To my surprise Ralfy reviewed this Caol Ila recently, and gave it a raving review. The surprise wasn’t in the raving review, but in the fact that he managed to get hold of a bottle of whisky that has been … Continue reading

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An Islay Distillery 12, 2008-2020, 54.2% – First Cask

Recently, Whisky Import Nederland, the company behind the First Cask brand, released a series of six whiskies. There were some interesting bottles in that batch, but the one that stood out was this ‘An Islay Distillery’. Why, you ask? This: … Continue reading

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The Six Ambassadors Tasting

Last Thursday I participated in an online tasting based around six whisky ambassadors from the Netherlands. Each of them ‘brought a bottle’ and shared that with the audience. The six whiskies will be reviewed below, with a bit of a … Continue reading

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Three sherry casks for The Netherlands

A couple of months ago, Whisky Import Nederland, released three new whiskies from their First Cask series. Whisky Import Nederland (WIN) is known for importing a lot of bottlers and brands, BOX whisky, Hunter Laing, Adelphi, Armorik, Berry Brothers & … Continue reading

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BTC sample 9: Bruichladdich 13, 2002-2016, 58%, First Cask by WIN

I forgot to blog about yesterday’s dram. It was a 9 year old Glen Elgin by SMWS. I believe I got some points for the region. Today then. This is a dram I thoroughly enjoyed. It’s from a refill sherry … Continue reading

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Hielander Whisky Festival 2016

Yesterday I went to another awesome session of the Hielander Whisky Festival in Alkmaar. I took some pictures, but obviously not of everything I tried. I am far too forgetful for that, and I also don’t want to disclose my … Continue reading

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(Not so) Blind Tasting Competition 16: Glenrothes 6yo, 2007-2014, 66.8% – Adelphi for WIN

Today’s sample is not so blind since I forgot to taste it before the deadline. I spend the evening drinking some great drams with my brother in law and this way the next zero-pointer is not such a setback, since … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 18 – Longmorn 23, 52.6% – WIN

The grand finale! After the first year I thought the last dram would be a rather spectacular one. Back then it was a rather spectacular Convalmore by Old Malt Cask. Last year I expected the last one to be the … Continue reading

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Whisky Import Nederland

Gisteren ben ik, als koeriersdienst van een hoop sample flesjes, even naar Uitgeest gereden om deze af te leveren bij Whisky Import Nederland, oftewel WIN. Uitgeest is om de hoek, dus een kleine moeite en het scheelde de beste mensen … Continue reading

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