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[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 457 views]
New Zealand Whisky take II– single cask#137 vintage 1990

We go up in age (actually this is the oldest sample among the three samples I am going to review) and today we’re visiting this single cask. distilled in 1990 , and bottled March 2013, making it 23 years old…
New Zealand 1990 / 23 Year Old / Cask #137 , £110
Nose: quite a lot of wood and orange peel as …

Blends, Headline, New Zealand, Tasting Notes »

[5 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 467 views]
New Zealand Whisky Take I – 15 yo Doublewood

So whisky from down under? in New Zealand? well, yes, and no. There is currently no ACTIVE whisky distillery in NZ, but once there was: the  Willowbank Distillery on the southern island in New Zealand. Sadly it was closed down in 1997 and mothballed in 1999, but apparently (and luckily) their aging stocks were bought in 2010 by the New …

Arran, Distilled Beer Forum, German, Hibiki, Indian, Japanese, New Zealand, Nikka, Slyrs, Yamazaki »

[20 Oct 2010 | 10 Comments | 6,385 views]
‘Distilled Beer forum’–whiskies of the world session

It has been a very long time since the ‘Distilled Beer’ forum met. Last time i think was before this horrible Israeli summer began, and i missed a meeting or two when wee Carmel was born.
Now it was time to meet again with the forum and this time the them was Whiskies of the world, anything but Scotch and American …