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[13 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 4,171 views]
An interview with Geert Bero “The Ardbeg” Collector

I am a big fan of Ardbeg, but it doesnt even come close to Geert’s passion for all things Ardbeg. This week I’ve asked Geert to share his love for this Islay distillery, and he kindly accepted. And what an awesome collections this guy has. One can only be envious.
Tell me a bit about yourself, what do you do in …

Blends, Collectors, Guest posts, Headline, Uncategorized »

[7 Jan 2011 | 7 Comments | 3,001 views]
Blended Scotch Whisky Archaeology – Conclusion, Part 1

Few months ago I wrote a post about a blend from the 1970s, by the name of ‘Stewarts Cream of the Barley’, that I have found at a friend’s house. In that post I tried to find that blend’s origins and learn more about it (see original post). If you have read that post you might recall that I managed …

Collectors, Islay, Laphroaig »

[23 Sep 2010 | 10 Comments | 2,730 views]
Interview with the ‘Laphroaig Collector’ – Marcel Van Gils

In my Internet ramblings I’ve encountered Marcel’s site (http://www.laphroaigcollector.com/)  by mistake. I was looking for some Laphroaig information (can’t even remember what it was now), and clicked on the link and Wow!  I was very impressed with his collection. Just plain amazing.
Marcel has an amazing collection (over 360 different Laphroaig bottles) and a really interesting story, and is an enormous …