Virgin oak scares me. It can lead to whisky that tastes as if you’re chewing on raw oak. While that might be attractive to beavers, I try to avoid having to pick splinters out from between my teeth. This Balvenie was finished in virgin oak… Read More
Today I’ll pitch two batches of The Balvenie Tun 1401 against each other, batch 5 and batch 8. These are quite legendary already, am I right? Read More
A classic from The Balvenie, the 21 Years Old PortWood Finish is an excellent whisky, albeit with an asterisk. Read More
The Balvenie 12yo DoubleWood is a classic expression. It might not be as recognizable as a Glenlivet 12 (R.I.P.) or as iconic as the Lagavulin 16, but it is a classic nonetheless. Read More
Sometime last year The Balvenie decided to release Sherry Casks in their Single Barrel-series. Luckily they left the 15yo age statement intact. Let’s find out what it’s like! Read More
Round 3 of the Blind Tasting Competition is a nice change of pace. Something very different from what we’ve tried so far. Read More
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