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[1 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 590 views]
First notes for 2014: Old Pulteney Navigator

I actually wrote down those notes sometimes last month in a very small and personal OP twitter tasting (I’ve written about before). I was not sure what to expect from this new NAS, as the previous batch of lighthouse NAS OPs were a bit disappointing , way too young and not my cuppa… Anyways, this dram consists of a mix …

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[24 Dec 2013 | 3 Comments | 787 views]
Old Pulteney 1990 peated cask

When I saw the PR regarding this new 1990 peated OP I was rather excited, as I remember how good was the 1990 Balblair peated cask ( a sister distillery in the same InterBen group). OP has been making some tasty whiskies (just to mention the 12,17 and lovely 21 – the 17 yo being my favourite) in recent years, …

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[3 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | 991 views]
Old Pulteney Pentland Skerries , NAS

The third expression in the Lighthouse NAS OP series While the previous expressions (see the other two reviewed here and here). While the other two were kind of young, this is supposed to be the eldest of the three. Pentland Skerries is named after two lighthouse towers of the same name located at the eastern entrance to the Pentland Firth. …

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[23 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 809 views]
Old Pulteney Duncansby Head–Travel Retail , NAS

This is the second expression from the series of NAS bottlings from OP intended for Travel Retails shops. Those 3 are named after lighthouses in the Highlands around Wick, and presented in colourful boxes at duty free shops. This lighthouse is situated at farthest point by road from John O’ Groats, which sound like a stunning location.
Being NAS they are …

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[16 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 918 views]
Old Pulteney Noss Head–Travel Retail NAS

A few weeks ago the guys at Old Pulteney whisky announced a twitter tasting event featuring their new line of NAS travel retail, all very colourful NAS packaging of whiskies named after light houses in the Scottish highlands around Wick (where OP distillery is located). I was not able to take part in the event as I was vacationing with …

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[19 Dec 2012 | 3 Comments | 1,224 views]
Tasting Old Pulteney 40 year old–Oldest OB yet

if you recall I featured this new release of OP a few weeks ago on one of the weekend whisky news. Just a small reminder (if you have not read that, or need a refresher)  : This is the Oldest OB Old Pulteney to have been released until this date, consisting of 3 Spanish ex-sherry hogsheads and one American oak …

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[23 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 1,093 views]
A New Old Pulteney 40 Year Old is unveiled

If you’re feeling very rich today, or you are a big OP collector here are some exciting news for you. A brand new spanking OP. Doesn’t happen frequently.
Old Pulteney is to unveil the oldest and most exclusive official expression of single
malt since its establishment in 1826. The Spirit for Old Pulteney 40 Year Old came from four casks. They included …

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[23 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 1,853 views]
Tasting the new Old Pulteney: Wk 217 ‘Spectrum’

A long time passed since the last OP I reviewed (almost exactly the same time last year) the Row to the pole. And here is another Duty free only OP, this time named after another wick ship: the WK 217 ‘Spectrum’.The inspiration for the last installment came from WK217 ‘Spectrum’. She was built in 1920 and went down in local …

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[19 Oct 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,995 views]
Tasting Old Pulteney ‘Row to the Pole’ edition

Today We will be tasting a new Old Pulteney expression : “Row to the pole” edition. this bottling is commemorating the first ever successful row to the magnetic North Pole. Old Pulteney Row to the Pole took place earlier this year and the crew as well as all involved are celebrating this extraordinary achievement tonight (19 Oct) at a homecoming …

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[29 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,053 views]
Tasting  Old Pulteney by  – G&M Reserve Selected by Van Wees / DH17

After the OP ‘twasting’ a few months ago, I was very much interested in trying other OP’s. While chatting via twitter with a Dutch whisky aficionado , we agreed on a sample swap. A few days later this shiny wee bottle arrived all the way here, and i was really excited to try it. Will it be similar to the …