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[27 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 688 views]
The Glenlivet 21 yo

We’re continuing the journey to discover the Glenlivet core range and having left the oldest 21 and 25 un-reviewed ,I am going to fix that pretty soon, starting with the 21 yo. Priced at a hundred quid or so it is not cheap, yet not over expensive if you compare it to other well liked 21 year olds such as …

Headline, Strathmill, Tasting Notes, The Maltman, Uncategorized »

[5 Jun 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,015 views]
Strathmill 21 yo (The Maltman)

Strathmill single malt? when have you seen a bottle of that on a whisky shelf recently? Odds are you you have not, since this distillery (owned by Diageo) is not really into selling single malt , but rather distils malt for use in the various Diageo blends, or something of the like. I’ve googled it, and found out it has …

Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Tomintoul »

[30 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,129 views]
Tomintoul Twitter tasting–#Tom1981

I’m rather ashamed to write that I am almost a Tomintoul virgin, having tasted so little of their line. But as it happens a few weeks ago I saw them twitting about a twitter tasting event featuring the 1981 vintage, and quickly registered on their Facebook page, to participate in the event. A few days later I got an email …

Headline, Independent Bottling, Islay, Tasting Notes, The Maltman, bowmore »

[15 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 1,204 views]
The MaltMan Bowmore  1989 21 yo

Thrilled to feature a brand new Indie bottler today , The Maltman. This label is bottled by the Meadowside blending Co. located in Glasgow. I have to admit this is the first time I’ve tasted their single casks, and find them rather nice. One downside is that all of them are watered down to about 46% rather than CS, which …

Campletown, Featured, Headline, Springbank, Tasting Notes »

[31 Oct 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,615 views]
Tasting Springbank 21 year old–1990s edition

This dram and those notes are all in honor of a fellow whisky blogger and mensch who recently stopped blogging about this favorite drop of liquor : whisky. I guess those of you who are / were a part of his whisky fabric, know who I am talking about. Whisky connected people all over the globe and I am lucky …

Cask Strength, Headline, SMWS, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, longmorn »

[16 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 785 views]
Tasting SMWS 7.65 ‘A Balm for the Soul’–Longmorn 21 yo

So, A Longmorn with a very enticing name : “A balm for the soul”. here’s to it delivering that promise… 2nd fill Sherry butt, and I am really looking forward to this one, since my experience with Longmorns is not vast to say the least. I need to try more. And here’s this one, and I have very good memories …

Bunnahabhain, Cask Strength, Headline, Islay, Quick Dram, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, The Whisky Barell »

[7 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,725 views]
Quick Dram : The Whisky Barrel , Bunnahabhain Jubilee malt

In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (1952-2012) TheWhiskyBarrel.com presents a limited edition Islay Malt matured in a single fresh sherry butt cask #35. This dram was Distilled on the 24th December 1990 and bottled 10th February 2012 with an outrun of Just 90 bottles.
The Whisky Barrel , Bunnahabhain 21 Years Old , 1990 , 54.4%
Nose: …

Featured, Glendronach, Headline, Sherry, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[28 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 2,131 views]
Tasting The Glendronach 21 yo ‘Parliament’

It’s been quite a long time since my last Glendronach tasting note, and since the Glendronach do not release a lot of new expressions, every new expression is a cause for celebration. This one was released some time ago, and I’ve been wanting to get my hands on a bottle or sample for quite some time, and only now managed …

Diageo, Featured, Headline, Lowlands, Rosebank, Special Release, Tasting Notes, scotch »

[8 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 2,280 views]
Tasting Rosebank 21yo  1990 Special Release

This baby was bottled for Diageo’s Special Releases edition in 2011. There are just 5,604 numbered bottles and the whisky was aged in refill American oak and refill European oak casks for 21 years. Littlemill has was mothballed in 1993 but Diageo still releases the odd bottle once in a while…
I think this is one of the first Rosebanks I’ve …

Blends, Featured, Headline, Hibiki, Suntory, Tasting Notes »

[16 Jan 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,526 views]
Tasting Hibiki 21 yo

Currently I am in the midst of reading a wonderful book by a japanese writer by the name of Haruki Murakami, a well known writer and an excellent one if i might add (won a lot of literary prizes and recognition, so this is not a real surprise to most of you i know)  the book 1Q84 (which i highly recommend to …