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Australian, Bakery Hill, Featured, Headline, Peated »

[11 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,195 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 | 1,747 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 | 1,412 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 | 1,676 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 | 1,818 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 …

Cask Strength, Featured, Headline, Independent Bottling, Peated, Single Cask, Springbank, Tasting Notes »

[12 Dec 2011 | 5 Comments | 1,430 views]
Tasting a unique Springbank : Frederica Golf Club bottling 2009

I’ve posted notes of a Port Charlotte bottled by my Danish friend Jorn, a few months ago, and that was a total cracker. Jorn is a great person, a true whisky and golf lover, and apparently has a great sense of choosing good casks. Now it’s time to enjoy his prior bottling a 10 year old Springbank he bottled last …

Featured, Headline, Islands, Jura, NAS, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[1 Sep 2011 | 9 Comments | 2,064 views]
Tasting Isle of Jura Prophecy

It has been some time since i last tasted a new Jura. Having liked the XU heavy peat, i was looking forward to this one. This wee dram was a part of the samples used in the first ever Google + tasting event with the W&M master blender Richard Paterson (see my post about it, for more info). I knew …

English, Featured, Headline, Peated, St. George, Tasting Notes »

[27 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,139 views]
Tasting The English Whisky Co. Chapter 11 Heavily peated

St.George’s Distillery is a rather new distillery which started producing whisky in 2006. The distillery itself had been founded by James Nelstrop and his son Andrew. Currently their master distiller is David Fitt who joined them in 2007. The distillery’s first official Whisky was bottled in 2009. The distillery has a unique naming convention for it’s whiskies and spirits (under …

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

[27 Jul 2011 | 7 Comments | 1,802 views]
Tasting The BenRiach Authenticus 21 yo

This one is the older brother of the 10 year old Curiositas I’ve reviewed in the past. Every year only 4800 bottles of this fine nectar are released.at 46% ABV, it’s non chill filtered, and natural colour, as we whisky geeks like!
BenRiach Authenticus 21 , 46% ABV , £60
Nose: A rather peaty nose, with quite a lot of smoke, and …

BenRiach, Featured, Finishes, Headline, Madeira, Peated, Speyside, Tasting Notes, scotch »

[18 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,594 views]
Tasting The BenRiach 13 yo Maderensis Fumosus (peated Madeira finished)

After two non peated beauties, we come back to the peated land. It’s Speyside, yes i know, but if you remember my previous BenRiach posts, i quite liked their peated line. How will this Madeira finish fare? will it be in par with the sherry / rum ‘Fumosuses’?  Let’s dive in. Nose first, of course!
The BenRiach 13 yo Maderensis Fumosus …