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Ballantine’s, Headline, Spirit Drink, Tasting Notes, Uncategorized »
I don’t know about you, but summer is almost here (In Israel that is). Days are longer, and it’s beginning to get hotter, especially in the sun. It’s only April, and the summer here is very long, so it was just in time that I was sent a mixing set of Ballantine’s Brasil to try and sample this new spirit …
I’m happy to present to you dear scavenge hunters question #25 in the #DavinTT2 series of twitter online events:
What prevents Canadian distilleries from being seen as lucrative an investment as Scottish and American distilleries?
a. The high level of taxation leading to low profit margins.
b. Unpredictable grain yields due to inclement weather.
c. With large distillery plants owned by large multinationals there …
Headline, Uncategorized »
This is the first expression released under the new management, after the Benriach distillery took over the GG this year (2013) with the intention to bring this iconic distillery fully back to life by giving it the investment, commitment and care it deserves. Being a 30 yo it’s obviously distilled by the older owners, but as you well know, old …
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GLEN GARIOCH LAUNCHES FIRST VINTAGE MATURED SOLELY IN SHERRY CASKS
Glen Garioch has released its inaugural expression to be matured solely in Oloroso sherry casks, as part of the Highland distillery’s small batch vintage programme.
Hand selected at the peak of perfection, the Glen Garioch Vintage, distilled in 1999 is non-chill filtered to retain its authentic, full-bodied Highland character.
Handcrafted and matured in …
Featured, Glendronach, Headline, Single Cask, Uncategorized »
Time for some more Glendronach, as the weather is getting better and real Automn is on its way. Gone are the scorching days of summer (So i hope).
So… a 42 year old GlenDronach. Does life get any better than this? (hint: no). I was very lucky (and so thankful) to have gotten a wee sample of this nectar for review. …
Malt Whisky Book 2014 is almost here!
It’s almost october, and the release of the 2013 edition of this best selling whisky book, and a favourite of mine is near. Published by Ingvar Ronde this year’s edition is the biggest ever, with 300 pages and 500 photos, and info on distilleries, as well as articles by distinguished writers such as Charles …
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That time of year has come and I’ve found myself packed and ready to head to the airplane at a ridiculous hour of night in order to make it to Schiphol AMS airport by 0830 am. But I could not complain, as I was going to have a wonderful 3 day whisky experience again (well last year was grand wasn’t …
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this has been a very busy week with lots of interesting releases from the ultra expensive (some say too expensive) Dalmore bottles selling for almost 1 million pounds, to Wemyss single cask release, a new Kilchoman , Hankey Bannister , and also very old and expensive releases from Glendornach and The Benriach
Wemyss Malts release 6 new single casks
Edinburgh based boutique …