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Athrú Whiskey, three of them

What Whiskey? Athrú, pronounced Ah-roo. From Ireland. I never heard from them, and after looking things up it still is quite mysterious. It’s an Irish whiskey brand, currently bottling whiskey they bought from other distilleries, but also creating their own … Continue reading

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Craigellachie 21, 1994-2015, Sauternes Wine Cask Finish, 53.1% – Cadenhead

During a club tasting on a very sunny September afternoon we got to talking about wine casks and how they are generally quite crap. The host decided to give me a sample of a whisky that’s an exception to that … Continue reading

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Auchentoshan 17, Bordeaux Cask Finish, 51%

Before the revamp of Auchentoshan years ago, they also had their series of special bottlings. In gorgeous off-white boxes with some proper age statements on them. There was a 16 year old Fresh Bourbon cask, an 18 year old Oloroso … Continue reading

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