Tag Archives: Whisky tasting

Kavalan Solist Sherry Cask, 58.6%, cask S060710004

While I should technically do another two whisky reviews before getting to this one, as this one was the last whisky of the evening, I decided to skip them as those two bottles were the Bowmore Tempest Batch 3, and … Continue reading

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Springbank Green, 12yo, 46%

Last Friday JK and I hosted a booze tasting at work. We would have made it a whisky tasting, but due to some explicit requests to not only do whiskies, we ended up going through a gin and a mezcal … Continue reading

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The Usquebaugh Society’s 24th birthday – part 2

The rest of the birthday party for the Usquebaugh Society continued in much the same way. Epic whiskies were tasted, dumb jokes were being made (something about booze, and 30 good guys in one room), and tasting notes were scribbled … Continue reading

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The Usquebaugh Society’s 24th birthday – part 1

As has been usual for a couple years now, the Usquebaugh Society’s birthday is celebrated by a whisky tasting for members. Some of the more avid collectors of the club browse their collections and auction sites for impressive whiskies as … Continue reading

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The annual Islay tasting at De Whiskykoning

The Islay tasting is one of the four seasonal tastings at De Whiskykoning. Officially it’s called the Winter Tasting. The other three are obviously Spring, Summer and Autumn. In that order the themes are Lowlands, Speyside and finally Highlands (and … Continue reading

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Highland Park Loki, Valhalla Collection, 15yo, 48.7%

After the recent review of Highland Park’s Thor, I got around to trying the follow up, Loki. I tried at De Whiskykoning‘s autumn tasting a week or so ago and found this trickster god to be tricky indeed! After Highland … Continue reading

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