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Whisky of the Year: Speyside 1973-2017, 44yo, 49.4% – Archives

Just before Christmas I got a surprise package from the mailman, containing a sample of Whiskybase’s newest release. Following their earlier 1973 releases which sold out more or less instantly, they made another one available. By now it’s a year … Continue reading

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Two other Archives: Glentauchers and Glen Keith

The ‘non-Speyside’ whiskies from the recent Archives release are a Glentauchers 1996 and a Glen Keith 1992. Obviously both are from the Speyside region, but they aren’t marked as an undisclosed Speyside distillery. Both are a bit weird in regards … Continue reading

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Three new Speysides from Archives

Last week the guys from WhiskyBase released five new bottlings in their Archives series. Three ‘Speysides’ from 1973, 1973 and 1998, and a Glentauchers and Glen Keith, respectively from 1996 and 1992. The first two are in a new series, … Continue reading

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GlenDronach 1995-2015, 19yo, 54.2% – OB for Whiskybase

How is it, that without any indication a market can get fed up with a certain brand of whisky? I think that’s more or less what’s happening with mid-nineties (and younger) GlenDronach. Every year the distillery releases about two batches … Continue reading

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Springbank 1996-2016, 19yo, cask 106, 54.8% – Archives

The last of the three Springbanks released by Whiskybase / Archives about two weeks ago is the only sherry cask of the bunch. The cask filling date and the bottling date are slightly different but comparable enough. An interesting fact … Continue reading

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Springbank 1996-2016, 19yo, cask 550, 56.4% – Archives

This just occurred to me: If I just repost the entire post from yesterday, only a very limited amount of people would notice, and I’d get away with it. Sort of. This ‘second’ cask, to me at least, logically it … Continue reading

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Springbank 1996-2016, 19yo, cask 551, 54.9% – Archives

Contrary to the big boys of whisky blogging, I’m not going to write the three Springbank reviews of the newest Whiskybase Archives batch in one go. Mostly because that would leave me with little else to blog about for the … Continue reading

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