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Tasting two rather difficult Glen Mhor

Glen Mhor 1982/2009 (46%, Coopers Choice, cask #1350, 345 bottles) – Glen Mhor 15 yo 1976/1992 (60.9%, Cadenhead, 150th anniversary) – MUSIC: Mohammad Gomar


Gauntleys Whisky Newsletter #4 – April 2004 – Scotch Whisky News

Whisky Intelligence has reproduced (with permission) The Gauntleys Whisky Newsletter for April 2004; 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 nearing the end of the series of his excellent newsletters. Enjoy one [...]


Tomatin Distillery Releases Three News Limited Editions – Scotch Whisky News

Three New Tomatin’s
The Tomatin Distillery, Inverness-shire, is delighted to announce the release of two single cask and one limited edition bottling.
The first of the single casks was distilled in September 1997 and matured in a first fill bourbon barrel for over 12 years and bottled at cask strength – 57.1%abv . Only 244 bottles are [...]


Tomatin Performs Well at San Francisco – Scotch Whisky News

Tomatin Performs Well at San Francisco
For the third year running Single Malt Scotch Whisky producer, The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd , Inverness-shire , has picked up a plethora of medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Celebrating its 10th year, the competition was the biggest yet, with 1024 entries coming from 57 different countries. The [...]


Templeton Rye At The Des Moines Farmers Market – American Rye Whiskey News

Be sure to stop by and say hello to the Templeton Rye team at the Des Moines Farmers Market throughout the summer! We will be there May 8 and 29, June 5 and 26, July 3 and 31, August 7 and 28, September 18 and October 9 and 16.
Visit Templeton Rye at www.templetonrye.com
 


Reserve Whisky Master Class Thursday 22nd April At The Oak Barrel Sydney Australia – Scotch Whisky News

Reserve Whisky Master Class Blends. Thursday 22nd April 2010
RESERVE WHISKY MASTER CLASS
The history of Scotch is the history of how and why Scottish Whisky blends captured both the imagination and the palates of a global audience. Learn all about the intricacies of how blended Scotch whisky is made, as well as how some of the [...]


Evan Williams Single Barrel 23 years Bourbon by the CASE – American Whiskey News

Evan Williams Single Barrel 23 years Bourbon
Duty Stamped if Required
12 Bottles in Case
75 Cl Bottle Size
53.5% Alcohol
Only 5 CASES AVAILABLE
CASE PRICE £1420.00
Trentino Distribution
email winesales@runbox.com
More information from www.heaven-hill.com


Review: Crown Royal Black Canadian Whisky

Crown Royal Black, 45%, $30
Not exactly black. (More like russet, but “Crown Royal Russet” isn’t as catchy.) It’s nice to see the higher strength, and there’s definitely more flavor here than the standard Crown Royal or Crown Royal Reserve. But it’s missing the smoothness and elegance I cherish in other Crown Royal whiskies. Notes molasses [...]


Tasting three old independent Glenrothes (1969-1970)

Glenrothes 39 yo 1970/2009 (48.1%, Villa Konthor for Scots Whisky-Forum, 50 bottles) – Glenrothes 31 yo 1969/2001 (50%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask, 174 bottles) – Glenrothes 28 yo 1969/1998 (50.5%, Signatory, cask #19216, 260 bottles) – MUSIC: Alex Dean


Linkwood 10yo (40%, Inverarity, +/-2009) – Scotch Whisky Tasting Note

Linkwood 10yo (40%, Inverarity, +/-2009)
From www.lfw.co.uk Quality and value. From the Linkwood Distillery, much acclaimed by blenders, this is our first house malt and is a fine example of a Bourbon cask matured Speyside malt. Easily drinkable any time of day this pleases both an experienced whisky drinker as well as showing the benefits of [...]