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Canadian, Canadian Club, Headline, Sherry, Tasting Notes, whiskey »

[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 672 views]
Canadian Club Sherry Cask batch SC-020

Time for some more Canadian whiskey. Today with one of the better known brands – Canadian Club. This expressions is a bit unique, as it was finished in Sherry casks. If you’re a scotch aficionado, chances you won’t be blown away by this procedure of finishing a whisky in sherry casks, as it’s very common in scotch these days, but …

Arran, Headline, Sherry, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »

[10 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 676 views]
Arran Miss Black’s bottle–visitor centre exclusive

Some bottles of whisky are that good, they get snatched off the visitor centre in a flash. This is one example. I heard great stuff about this bottle even before tasting it at the Arran whisky tweet tasting (have you read my notes for the Devil’s Punch Bowl part III from that tasting?), and wanted to check if I can …

Featured, Headline, Oloroso, Tasting Notes, The Glenlivet »

[26 May 2014 | One Comment | 837 views]
The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso Cask

I know a lot of people love the Glenlivet Nadurra (Gaelic : for nature). For some reason I’ve never fell in love with that expression. I won’t say it’s not good, since it’s a good ex-bourbon whisky at a lovely strength, etc. But, we never hit it off me and Nadurra, i mean. The new Oloroso Cask matured Nadurra promises …

Australian, Cask Strength, Headline, Overeem, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 600 views]
Quick dram: Overeem Take II- Sherry cask 60%

After I’ve enjoyed the sherry cask at 43% , it’s time to try the higher ABV version at 60%. I’m a big fan of Cask Strength whiskies, and rarely dilute with water at all , so 60% is no biggie, right? Let’s dram!
Old Hobart Overeem Sherry Cask Matured (Cask Strength), 60.0%,£188
Nose: Stronger and spicier. Burnt maple syrup. Big sweet sherry …

Australian, Headline, Overeem, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[23 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 538 views]
Tasting Overeem Whisky Part I

The whisky geeks among you must have heard about Overeem by now as it’s been around for a couple of years, mostly selling down under, but also in the UK in the past few months.I first encountered it when a good Australian friend of mine came over with a nice sample of the port version (43%) which was very …

Featured, Fino, Headline, Longrow, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 882 views]
Longrow 1996 , 12 yo  Fino Sherry Butt

this is a Springbank Society bottling, Distilled in June 1996, matured for 12 years in a Fino sherry but and then bottled at cask strength in April 2009 making it a 12 year old. Happily I got a sample from Sjoerd while visiting NL last September!
Longrow 1996 , 12 yo  Fino Sherry Butt , 57.6%
Nose:rather meaty with a lot of …

Featured, Headline, Sherry, Springbank, Tasting Notes »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 810 views]
Springbank 14 yo [1995-2010] Fresh Sherry pipe (Springbank Soc.)

When I read a review of this one by my good friend Sjoerd (here) I was intrigued, as I’ve never heard that combination “Sherry” and “Pipe”. We mostly hear pipes next to “port”. Pipes in this context mean tall barrels in which Port is usually aged. But we live and learn and apparently sherry is also sometimes aged in those …

Featured, Glen Garioch, Headline, Oloroso, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[20 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 945 views]
Glen Garioch vintage 1999 / Sherry Cask

Glen Garioch seem to be busy releasing new expression recently  : After the lovely virgin Oak (which was NAS) comes this 199 vintage Sherry cask which is not very common for GG’s. The whisky was aged in Oloroso sherry casks distilled in 1999 is non-chill filtered. Released in “limited” quantities (1000 cases) and bottled at a lovely ABV of 56.3%.
Glen …

Glendronach, Headline, Sherry, Single Cask »

[6 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 1,066 views]
Two more single cask Glendronachs – cask #2971 and #101

Two more (and last) single cask Dronachs from the lovely batch 8 (latest batch) of single casks. One is PX, and the other is Oloroso , slightly younger, but almost at 60% it’s a powerhouse. Let’s dram, shall we?

GlenDronach 19 yo ,1994 (cask 101) Oloroso, 58.40% ,£93
628 bottles were Available from this cask (all gone i think) , which is …

Featured, Headline, NAS, Old Pulteney, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail »

[23 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 948 views]
Old Pulteney Duncansby Head–Travel Retail , NAS

This is the second expression from the series of NAS bottlings from OP intended for Travel Retails shops. Those 3 are named after lighthouses in the Highlands around Wick, and presented in colourful boxes at duty free shops. This lighthouse is situated at farthest point by road from John O’ Groats, which sound like a stunning location.
Being NAS they are …