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[13 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | 3,282 views]
A blind Mackmyra Twitter tasting event

A long time passed since I last tasted a Mackmyra. The last twitter tasting was lots of fun, and left me wanting more. I was very happy to hear that Colin (the scots dreamer) and Angela D’orazio (Master blender at Mackmyra) are holding another online tasting, this time Blind!
A few weeks ago a lovely package arrived with 5 sample bottles …

Blind Tasting, Featured, Headline, Islay, Peated, Sherry, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[10 Feb 2011 | 12 Comments | 1,029 views]
Blind sample swap with @Macdeffe (Steffen Bräuner)

Steffen Bräuner A.K.A @macdeffe ,  The man behind the ‘Danish whisky Blog’ is known for his love of blind sample swaps. He’s always willing to send fellow whisky enthusiasts samples for them to try blind and see if they can spot what’s in the wee bottle. I’ve read Steffen’s and Keith’s post, a few months ago, and asked Steffen if …

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[7 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | 969 views]

My good whisky friend Steffen who runs the Danish Whisky Blog has a habit of sending out blind samples to fellow bloggers (well, we all have this habit… as you remember i did swap samples with Josh of the Jewish Single Malt blog as well a few months ago).
 
Steffen has a friend named Jorn, a very nice man and a …

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[6 May 2010 | 21 Comments | 1,522 views]

Swapping samples is a great way to get to know malts before you buy, reduce the expenses (yes, we’re addicted and it’s very hard to say no to a new shiny malt on your shelf) and share your tasting notes with fellow whisky aficionados. I do try to get and ship samples from time to time, and I’ve tasted some …