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Cask Strength, Connemara, Headline, Irish, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[9 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,063 views]
Flaviar Peat Pack take 1 – Connemara Cask Strength

As whisky geeks we’re always on the look for new drams and there are so many expressions out there it’s really impossible to buy every bottles that comes out. One way of trying those expressions and still be on a budget is ordering samples. Now, there are a lot of sample sites I’ve reviewed in the past (Master of Malt …

Ardbeg, Featured, Feis Ile, Headline, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[28 May 2013 | One Comment | 2,302 views]
It’s Ardbeg day! – Tasting Ardbeg Ardbog

It’s this time of year again, and Ardbeg day is upon us. This year Ardbeg is releasing a special bottling by the name of Ardbog (a nice word game combining ardbeg and the peat bogs into one word). Being an iconic distillery with a huge following , every new Ardbeg release causes quite a stir, and a lot of people …

Balblair, Featured, Headline, Peated, Single Cask, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes »

[8 May 2013 | One Comment | 876 views]
Balblair 1990 Islay Cask 1466

The second dram we tasted on the lovely #balblair twitter tasting event last week was this 1990 peated cask which is an exclusive bottling by Master of Malt. This indeed is a sister cask to this one (bottled for the Balblair fan’s club called The Gathering place), which I’ve tasted and liked so much as to buy a bottle (It …

Hakushu, Headline, Japanese, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[2 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,129 views]
Hakushu Heavily Peated

After a week long vacation due to the Passover holiday,  I am back with new tasting notes and it’s fun to be back. What can be nicer than start the week with a nice Japanese whisky, heavily peat too. yup.
This one has been sitting around for a few months, ever since my sample swap with Dave A. a fellow Whisky …

Amrut, Headline, Indian, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[30 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 1,116 views]
Tasting Amrut Peated

How did I not post my notes about that Amrut until this day? No Idea. was meaning to, since i had tasted this one  along ago during a lovely Amrut Twitter Tasting which took place last year. So, better late than never as we say, here it is. In the meantime i did get a chance to review some newer …

Australian, Bakery Hill, Featured, Headline, Peated »

[11 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,297 views]
Tasting Bakery Hill peated whisky (Australia)

Scotch whisky is wonderful, but great whisky is made worldwide as we all know. Australian whiskies are sometimes forgotten or not really available in Europe and the US, and they do not get enough PR. Most of you know Lark which is doing a great job, but Bakery Hill and others are sometimes obscure. I know I have not heard …

Bruichladdich, Featured, Headline, Islay, Peated, Sauternes, Tasting Notes, Wine Finish »

[23 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,903 views]
Bruichladdich Octomore 4.2 : Comus

Mirror Mirror on the wall, who’s the peatiest of them all?
We’re back in the peat wars, and the newest addition of Bruichladdich is this Octomore 4.2 “Comus”, rated at a whopping 167 ppm.As you know I’ve passed the “Bring all the peat you an to me” stage, many of whisky lovers go through at some time or other in their …

BenRiach, Featured, Headline, NAS, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[22 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,572 views]
The Benriach ‘Birnie Moss’

The Birnie Moss has been around for a couple of years now since 2008, and it’s been added ‘officially’ to the peated Benriachs (change of bottle, and packaging). This one is the youngest of the bunch (NAS) but the color really gives it away,as well as the nose, as we’re about to see soon.It’s bottled at 48%, which is nice …

BenRiach, Featured, Headline, Peated, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[27 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,901 views]
Tasting The BenRiach ‘Solstice’ 17 yo

I am back!
Been a quiet week blogging wise, with not much activity, but believe me it was not a quiet time in regard to whisky. I had  a few amazing days on the Isle of Jura, and in London, visiting the Whisky Live show, meeting so many wonderful people who are passionate about whisky (and having drunk a lot of …

BenRiach, Featured, Headline, Peated, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[29 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,995 views]
Tasting The BenRiach 17 ‘Septendecim’

The latest peated expression from the Benriach is called Septendecim (17 in Latin), and follows the BenRiach tendency to apply Lating names to it’s peated line of malts such as the  Authenticus, Curiositas and the Fumosus family. Who says good peated whiskies only comes from Islay? In the past we’ve seen it’s not the case with the BenRiach 21.
The BenRiach …