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[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,389 views]
It’s summertime with Ballantine’s Brasil

I don’t know about you, but summer is almost here (In Israel that is). Days are longer, and it’s beginning to get hotter, especially in the sun. It’s only April, and the summer here is very long, so it  was just in time that I was sent a mixing set of Ballantine’s Brasil to try and sample this new spirit …

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[22 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,286 views]
Blended whisky time: Ballantine’s 12

After the Irish pot stills it’s time to get back to some scotch, and what better than to try a widely available whisky, one you can get hold of anywhere in the world : Ballantine’s 12 year old.
Ballantine’s 12 year old , 40% , £31.17
Nose: Some smoke comes to mind at first sniff, then tones down to reveal butterscotch, vanilla, …

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[11 Oct 2010 | 15 Comments | 3,251 views]

The time has come for another Whisky Bible. Who will Jim Murray choose as the “Best Whisky” of them all?

I was almost sure he would name the “Supernova 2010” as best, since he loves Ardbeg so much, and i am glad he didn’t since i really don’t think it deserves #1.
But, a very big surprise – the world’s ‘best’ whisky …