Tag Archives: William Grant & Sons

Burnside 1991-2018, 26yo, 46.7% – Cadenhead’s

As I sit here reviewing this almost-single-malt I think about how clever this ploy of the whisky industry actually is. William Grants, the owners of Balvenie Distillery don’t want their distillery’s name on a bottle, so they teaspoon it with … Continue reading

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Ailsa Bay, 48.9%

This, like last week’s Ladyburn, is a sample I got from Kevin Abrook during his Masterclass at Maltstock. Ailsa Bay is the newest malt whisky distillery in the William Grant & Sons company. Ailsa Bay is built up as part … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Advent Calendar from Drinks by the Dram

So, I stared well with that Advent Calendar blogging. Then the Blind Tasting Competition started and that took over. I tried blogging twice per day but that was just too time consuming. Catching up with a massive blog post and … Continue reading

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The Best Whiskies of 2015

So, I had written a lengthy post about selecting the best whiskies of 2015, and how that process works for me. There was a table with my favorite two whiskies per month, and how I narrowed that list down to … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition Day 7: Ailsa Bay 3yo, 68.3% – Malts of Scotland

Malts of Scotland released this whisky last year and I wanted to get it, but somehow didn’t. It went rather quickly when it came out that this ‘Images of Ayrshire – Dalrymple Bridge’ turned out to be Ailsa Bay. As … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 10: Monkey Shoulder

Behind door number 10 was a whisky that I know I’ve had before some years ago, but have never reviewed yet. I think, but am not sure, that I even ordered that sample from Master of Malt as well. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 9: Tullamore D.E.W. 12, 40%

On the ninth day of Christmas Master of Malt brought us to Ireland. Tullmore D.E.W. (D.E.W stands for Daniel E. Williams, the original creator of the brand) is currently produced by William Grant & Sons, and while they wait for … Continue reading

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