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Tasting two Octomore

Octomore ‘Futures’ 2002/2008 (46%, OB, 80.5ppm, Bourbon/Buffalo Trace Casks) – Octomore 5 yo ’02 2 Orpheus’ (61%, OB, 140ppm, 2009) – MUSIC: Chumbawamba


GAUNTLEYS WHISKY NEWSLETTER No1 JULY 2003 – Scotch Whisky News

Whisky Intelligence has reproduced (with permission) The Gauntleys Whisky Newsletter for July 2003; a small sample of scotch whisky archeology. The author, Chris Goodrum, has some excellent insights of whisky, which makes for excellent reading on a Sunday.  However as you may have noticed we are now at the end of the series of his excellent newsletters. [...]


MILROY’S OF SOHO MAY NEWSLETTER – Scotch Whisky News

This month, we place the spotlight on Speyside, and the new releases from some of its most loved distilleries.  Glenfarclas, The Glenlivet, Glenfiddich and Tomintoul are all featured.
If you can make it to London for mid-June, please do pop in to Milroy’s of Soho to taste the latest Compass Box whiskies.  Please read on for [...]


Bonhams To Auction Rare Glenfiddich June 16th, 2010 – Scotch Whisky News

£20,000, VERY RARE BOTTLE OF 1937 GLENFIDDICH AT BONHAMS WHISKY SALE
ONLY 11 BOTTLES MADE
An exceptionally rare bottle of Glenfiddich distilled in 1937 is for sale at Bonhams Whisky sale in Edinburgh on 16 June.
It is one of only 11 bottles of the 1937 produced by the distillery and is the first to appear at auction.  [...]


Muskoka Highlands Golf Course Highland Park & Macallan Scotch Whisky Nosing & Tasting – Scotch Whisky News

Single Malt Scotch Nosing May 29, 2010 at 07:00 PM
THE ROTARY CLUBS OF  BRACEBRIDGE and BRACEBRIDGE MUSKOKA LAKES
 Invite You to Attend a  “SINGLE MALT SCOTCH NOSING” On Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 7:00pm (Tasting starts sharp at 7:15pm Ah! Suddenly it’s a tasting!) at Muskoka Highlands Golf Course
 Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship [...]


Aberlour Tasting at the Whisky Exchange London – Scotch Whisky News

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
First of all we would like to say a big thank you to all those fortunate souls who made it to the Glengoyne tasting in April, who contributed such a happy (and raucous) atmosphere to one of the best tastings we’ve had here in Vinopolis for some time.  This month the fun [...]


Review: Maker’s Mark “46″ Bourbon

Maker’s Mark “46”, 47%, $34
This is original “Red Wax” Maker’s Mark bourbon that received additional aging in barrels containing internal “seared” French Oak staves. The original Maker’s Mark, being a wheated bourbon (instead of rye, which is typically used), is a rather mellow, easy-to-drink bourbon. The French Oak staves in “46” add firm, complex, dry [...]


Tasting two 1973 Teaninich

Teaninich 1973/2010 (41.8% Berry Bros Rudd) – Teaninich 26 yo 1973/1999 (50%, Douglas Laing, OMC, 378 bottles) – MUSIC: Richie Barshay


Glenfarclas 38yo 1965/2004 (61.9%, SMWS, 1.110) – Scotch Whisky Tasting Note

Glenfarclas 38yo 1965/2004 (61.9%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 1.110)
An older Glenfarclas bottled by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society; Glenfarclas was the very first distillery to be bottled by the Society. And additional point of interest is the very high alcohol percentage of this whisky, considering the age. The nose is fruity (tinned fruit salad in [...]


Special Edition Glen Breton® “Battle of the Glen”™ – Canadian Whisky News

Battle of the Glen™
Special Edition Glen Breton®
Glenora Distillery, Glenville, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
A Single Malt worthy of the campaign commemorated by this Special Edition.
Colour
A rare dissolution of gold – at break of dawn, the first brushing of the sun upon the snow-covered lakes of the Bras d’Or;
Nose
Subtle, summer-cut applewood, with undertones of Highland honey;
Taste
Taking by [...]