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[28 May 2013 | One Comment | 2,069 views]
It’s Ardbeg day! – Tasting Ardbeg Ardbog

It’s this time of year again, and Ardbeg day is upon us. This year Ardbeg is releasing a special bottling by the name of Ardbog (a nice word game combining ardbeg and the peat bogs into one word). Being an iconic distillery with a huge following , every new Ardbeg release causes quite a stir, and a lot of people …

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[21 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,678 views]
Diageo announces 2 new expressions released for Feis Ile 2013–Lagavulin & Caol Ila

18-year old Lagavulin from European Oak
The LAGAVULIN™ 2013 special festival bottling, from whisky distilled in 1995, has been aged in ex European Oak Sherry Butts, and was personally selected by Lagavulin warehouseman Iain McArthur.

Triple-matured Caol Ila 12 yo
This year’s CAOL ILA™ special festival bottling  is a little special and unusual, explains distillery manager Billy Stitchell, who personally selected the whisky:
“Spirit …

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[11 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,206 views]
Tasting Laphroaig Cairdeas 2011 Ileach Edition

This year’s Feis Ile edition is carries no age statement, and should be fairly young. I’ve tasted the 2009,2010 (see Shai’s excellent guest post about FI 2010) editions and quite liked them, and got a bottle. this year I chose not to as shipping became to much of a hassle. Gladly Johan of WhiskyBlogg.se was kind enough to send …

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[27 Jun 2010 | 17 Comments | 2,515 views]
Feis Ile 2010 – Personal Notes from a Whisky Vacation (Part II of II)

We woke up to a rainy Thursday morning, the first actual Scottish weathered day, and headed up to Kilchoman for their open day with intentions to tour the area of the distillery, if and when the day’s weather would clear up, and with known intentions to pass on the Isle of Jura open day that was held on that day …

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[22 Jun 2010 | 10 Comments | 2,760 views]
Feis Ile 2010 – Personal Notes from a Whisky Vacation (Part I of II)

Shai Gilboa, June 2010
When it comes to the world of whisky I consider myself a newbie. I was introduced to the water of life few years back when a good friend took me to a smoked whisky introduction night that was held by the Israeli Whisky Society. The friend had some problems (and still does), to get his nose and …