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TASTING THREE LOCHNAGAR

Royal Lochnagar 1996/2008 ‘Distiller’s Edition’ (40%, OB, batch # RL/96-8S) – Royal Lochnagar 11 yo 1998/2009 (46%, Signatory, UCF, hogsheads, cask #616+617, 741 bottles) – Royal Lochnagar 19 yo 1990/2009 (54,6%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #356, 259 bottles)

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TASTING OLD AND RECENT SCAPA

Scapa 16 yo (40%, OB, +/- 2009) – Scapa 17 yo 1970/1987 (56.2%, Gordon & MacPhail)

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TASTING TWO BANFF

Banff 34 yo 1975/2009 (44.1%, Dansk Maltwhisky Akademi – WWW Falster, cask #1490, 109 bottles) – Banff 17 yo 1976/1994 (60.5%, Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection)

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TASTING FOUR ST MAGDALENE

St Magdalene 26 yo 1982/2008 (52.7%, Cadenhead) – Linlithgow 26 yo 1982/2009 (61.2%, Signatory for Claudio Bernasconi, wine treated butt, cask #08/458, 300 bottles) – Linlithgow 25 yo (62.4%, unknown bottler) – Linlithgow 1982 (64.3%, Cadenhead, White Label, cask #2841)…


TASTING THREE OFFICIAL SPRINGBANK

Springbank 2001 (55.3%, OB, 2009) – Springbank 16 yo 1991/2007 ‘Rum Wood’ (54.2%, OB, 6000 bottles) – Springbank 12 yo (57%, OB, for Donato, Italy, early 1980s)

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Malt Mission 2010 #374

The Balvenie 17yo Madeira Cask
Speyside Single Malt Whisky
43% abv

£67
$130 (USD)

Dr. Whisky’s most recent post attracted a good share of attention. This attention took various forms and lead to variable responses from varied corners of this …


Malt Mission 2010 #374

The Balvenie 17yo Madeira CaskSpeyside Single Malt Whisky 43% abv£67 $130 (USD)Dr. Whisky’s most recent post attracted a good share of attention. This attention took various forms and lead to variable responses from varied corners of this world wide w…


TASTING TWO BANFF

Banff 34 yo 1975/2009 (44.1%, Dansk Maltwhisky Akademi – WWW Falster, cask #1490, 109 bottles) – Banff 17 yo 1976/1994 (60.5%, Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection)


The Managers’ Choice: Round 2

To get the full perspective, before you proceed, you really should read my blog post (and record-breaking 175 comments) on Round 1 here.

The press release below was supposedly embargoed until Monday.  But, since the cat’s already out of the …


WhiskyCast Episode 234: January 10, 2010

China may well become the world’s largest whisky market over the next decade, and Ian Chang is hoping his Kavalan single malt becomes the choice of Chinese whisky lovers. Kavalan is the first single malt whisky distilled in Taiwan, and …