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Who are the leaders in the whisk(e)y industry?

This post is in the same theme as the one I asked two days ago (regarding which distilleries impressed you last year). But this time I’d like to focus on specific individuals, rather than distilleries.

Taking a look at the …


Review: Port Ellen 30 year old (2009 release)

This is my next favorite of the recent Diageo Special Releases (after the Brora 30 year old).

 

Port Ellen, 30 year old, 57.7%, $370
Port Ellen whiskies are going to just keep getting rarer and more expensive. This old-fashioned …


Your recommendations for improvement?

I’d like your thoughts on ways to improve WDJK.

Before we get too far, let me say that, within a week or so, I will be going live with an enhanced blog design. Among other improvements, it will allow for …


Tasting three official Springbank

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When They Said REPENT REPENT…


…I wonder what they meant.

Welcome to 2010, whisky lovers. It has been over 3 years since this blog began and the frontier of the whisky web has changed greatly in that relatively short period of time. I remain gr


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)


When They Said REPENT REPENT…

…I wonder what they meant.Welcome to 2010, whisky lovers. It has been over 3 years since this blog began and the frontier of the whisky web has changed greatly in that relatively short period of time. I remain grateful for your support, links, and re…


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)


Review: Brora, 30 yr. old (2009 release)

Time to get serious with the reviews again. My focus this week: Diageo’s Special Releases. This is my favorite of the bunch.

Brora, 30 year old, 53.2%, $400
This whisky has all the good aspects of a very mature whisky …


Tasting four St Magdalene/Linlithgow

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