A difficult whisky. One that I might like one night, and then not so much on another night. I tasted this on two different occasions, so I’m pretty confident in my final assessment. Read More
It’s not everyday that you get to taste a whisky of a closed distillery that was bottled in the eighties. One that has aged for 21 years even. But Yapi’s High End Blind Tasting hasn’t been an everyday tasting, so it should hardly be a surprise that he included a Glen Albyn 21yo from 1963 Read More
Just a couple of weeks ago I visited two of the three Campbeltown distilleries. Although Glengyle was nice to see, Springbank is definitely one of the must-see distilleries in Scotland. Read More
I’ve been looking forward to this trip for over six months, and tomorrow my great adventure will finally start. A sailing trip on the impressive tall ship Thallasa to the West Coast Isles of Scotland. On board will be about 25 like-minded whisky enthusiasts. It is going to be great! Read More
Single cask bottlings of Mortlach usually are very good, so I was excited to see a Mortlach included in the recent Wemyss Malts Tweet Tasting. As it turned out, it was a very untraditional Mortlach, but a very good one nonetheless. Read More
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