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[2 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 1,103 views]
Mortlach 1990 cask 6074 [Signatory vintage] – Review

With the soaring prices of the new OB Mortlachs, The only reasonably priced good quality Mortlachs you can afford or find these days are by IBs. Thank god they still have quite a lot of casks laying around and we’re able to enjoy this lovely distillery without having to suffer the consequences of its Dalmorisation * . This whisky was …

Clynelish, Featured, Headline, Sherry, Signatory, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »

[24 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 1,164 views]
Clynelish 1996 18 yo cask 6514 [Signatory Vintage]

You never know what you’re going to get when you’re shopping single casks. Each cask is an enigma, and sometimes you score, sometimes you are disappointed. I was browsing WhiskyBase shop when I saw this Clynelish, aged in a refill sherry butt, that looked promising, and decided to get it for a future tasting I am leading. 590 bottles were …

Headline, Highland Park, Signatory, Tasting Notes »

[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 636 views]
Highland Park 24 yo [Signatory] Casks 753 & 754 – Review

Last week I was visiting a friend, when he shoved a sample into my hand and told me : taste it , it’s a good highland park! . I can never say NO, to a highland park (let’s admit it, I can not say no to good whisky. period), and I made a mental note to remember and taste it …

Featured, Glenlivet, Headline, Independent Bottling, Signatory, Tasting Notes »

[21 Jan 2015 | 5 Comments | 1,299 views]
Glenlivet 1998, 15yo– Signatory for Whiskybrother – Review

Whiskybrother is a shop located in Johannesburg, SA, and owed by Marc Pendelbury who’s a fellow whisky blogger and friend. I had the pleasure of meeting Marc a few years back when he was visiting Israel, after knowing him online for some time, and he’s a real great guy and a gentleman. Marc has pursued his love of whisky and …

Caol Ila, Cask Strength, Featured, Headline, LMDW, Signatory, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »

[25 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 1,175 views]
Oldies Goldies : Caol Ila 27yo, 1984, 56.1% – Signatory for LMDW

Caol Ila. Most thing of them as “that boring, newbies peated malt from Diageo”. While they are big, there are CI’s and there are CIs. the 12 yo is a staple dram, and ANY peat head has to go through that one at some part of his peat journey, but boy o boy, if you’re missing out on older aged …

Cask Strength, Glenugie, Highlands, Quick Dram, Signatory, Tasting Notes, Whisky Links, scotch »

[27 Jul 2010 | 9 Comments | 1,409 views]
Quick Dram : Glenugie 31 yo 1977 Signatory

Glenugie malt is not very common nowadays, and this is not surprising due to the fact that the Distillery has not been operational since 1983.
The distillery was founded in 1831, and until it’s closure changed a few owners, and went through a silent period during WWI. In 1937 it reopened and operated until 1983, a tough year in which quite …