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[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 311 views]
Two Indies from Denmark–Caol Ila 7 yo and Highland Park 1997

A few weeks ago as I was browsing through photos of whisky, cigars and food on Instagram (seems all my friends are either drinking, smoking or eating) I noticed an interesting image of 4 wee samples bottles filled with a hot sauce:

I was intrigued, and said I wanted to taste one. The internet is filled with nice people, and the …

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[31 Jul 2014 | 3 Comments | 950 views]
Taking a walk on the dark side : Highland Park Dark Origins

It’s not everyday that Highland Park (yes, one of my favourite distilleries) releases a new expression, and every such release is quite exciting. This time (In accordance with the current trend), they chose to release it as a NAS, and call it Dark Origins.
If you’re not familiar with the HP history, this name might sound a little weird,However they chose …

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[11 May 2014 | No Comment | 982 views]
Tasting Highland Park Freya

Freya ( named after the Norse Goddess of Love) was released quite a few months ago, but I only managed to taste it the other day. I quite liked Thor and Loki who preceded her in this line of Hp’s Valhalla Collection. Freya comes in the same wooden “long ship” case, and nicely shaped bottle , but is quite different …

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 1,007 views]
Quick Dram: Highland Park 17 yo , 1996 – Old Particular [Douglas Laing]

Time to try another D.Laing ‘Old Particular’ , and this time Highland park, one of my Fav. distilleries for sure. Distilled September 1996 and bottled in September 2013 , NCF.
Highland Park 17 yo , 1996 – Old Particular , 48.4% , £90
Nose: Aye laddie! It’s a very nice nose. Tons of heathery peat. Sweet cereal and hints of exotic fruit …

Duty Free, Featured, Headline, Highland Park, NAS, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail, Twitter »

[14 Nov 2013 | 4 Comments | 3,762 views]
Tasting The Highland Park Warrior series

Highland park is one of my top three scotch distilleries and this is no secret, I’ve tasted most of their OB starting from the 10 CS, Hjarta, 12,15,17,18,21,25,30,end even tasted  the wonderful 40 yo (when the blog was celebrating 500 posts!). You can understand how keen I was to be able to taste the new Travel Retail line of expressions …

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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,146 views]
Whisky PR Corner, September 13th 2013

Quite a few recent launches of new whiskies, and most are rather interesting stuff!
Auchentoshan Launches Silveroak 1990 Exclusively for Travel Retail
Just not so long ago, I reviewed an older batch of this , and it was lovely (check out my notes). This edition is a 22 years old, and bottled at a slightly lower ABV of 50.9%.
Auchentoshan, Scotland’s only triple …

Cask Strength, Featured, Headline, Highland Park, Tasting Notes »

[20 May 2013 | One Comment | 1,241 views]
The Vikings are coming again: Highland Park Loki

So, Highland park Loki. Been waiting quite a long time to get to taste this one. Quite a lot has been said about this edition on social media  , mostly regarding its “box” or that Viking long ship, and mostly also about its price. I really do not like those extravagant packagings with the wooden Viking boats, and would rather …

Headline, Highland Park, SMWS, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »

[16 May 2013 | No Comment | 838 views]
SMWS 4.167 Flapjacks & OJ’s cereal [Highland Park]

So how awesome is twitter? It’s pretty awesome, and it’s great for whisky geeks who are able to talk, chat and engage with whisky Pros. That was exactly what I was doing with John mccheyne (A.K.A : @SMWSambassador). John is a great guy, and the Brand ambassador for the ever so lovely SMWS. I’ve met him last year, and been …

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[9 May 2013 | No Comment | 916 views]
Highland Park 1994 18 yo [Glenkeir Treasure Selection]

This HP was bottled by the Whisky shop in their Glenkeir treasure series (previously reviewed the Jura) and kindly sent to me by my whisky mate Tom (thank you!). I quite like HP whiskies as you all know, and this one is a fine example.
Highland Park 1994 18 yo [Glenkeir Treasure Selection]  , £54.00 (0,5 L)
Nose: Nice sweetness and …

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[4 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,168 views]
Tasting Highland park 15

Considering i am a big fan of HP whisky and tasted all their OB’s (but the 50 year old which is too expensive) most reviewed here it’s funny this is the first time I am really tasting the 15 year old. I’ve had a sip of that on previous occasions but never sat down and wrote proper notes like a …