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[15 Dec 2010 | 8 Comments | 1,906 views]
‘Smokin’ – tasting SMOKEHEAD

We’re again dealing with a ‘Mystery Malt’ here. I guess most of you are familiar with that notion, but just a quick explanation for those who are new to the whisky world. A Mystery Dram, is a whisky bottled by an independent bottler without disclosing the true origin of the spirit , that is to say: in which distillery the …

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[26 May 2010 | 17 Comments | 4,571 views]
Tasting SmokeHead 18 ‘Extra Black’

One of my first Islay malts was the “regular” Smokehead. I remember me sitting in a bar (The excellent Tel-Aviv based ‘Norma Jean’ which boasts one of the best whisky collections available here), asking the bartender for a dram of something peaty and reasonable priced. He suggested the Smokehead, and I never regretted this choice.
For those of you who never …