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TASTING TWO BALVENIE

Balvenie 15 yo 1989/2008 ‘Single Barrel’ (47.8%, OB, cask #13493) – Balvenie 1974/1987 (56%, Duthie for Samaroli, 408 bottles)


TASTING TWO 1990 GLEN GARIOCH AND A BONUS

Glen Garioch 19 yo 1990/2009 (53.8%, Adelphi, cask, #2697, 234 bottles) – Glen Garioch 1990/2007 (57.1%, Mackillop’s Choice, cask #10291) – Glen Garioch 1976/1985 (50.4%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #19.1) – Glen Garioch 15 yo (43%, OB, Auxil, France, 75cl, +/-1991)


New: Knappogue Castle 1994 Vintage Irish Whiskey

There’s a new Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey hitting the shelves. This one is a 1994 vintage and it’s limited to 1,000 individually numbered, hand-signed bottles (by President Mark Andrews). Price: $100.

Interestingly, the back label says the whiskey is triple-distilled. …


TASTING THREE GLENROTHES

Glenrothes ‘Alba Reserve’ (40%, OB, +/-2009) – Glenrothes 1994/2006 (43%, OB) – Glenrothes 18 yo 1990/2009 (46%, The Single Malts of Scotland, refill sherry, cask #3331, 385 bottles)

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TASTING THREE GLENROTHES

Glenrothes ‘Alba Reserve’ (40%, OB, +/-2009) – Glenrothes 1994/2006 (43%, OB) – Glenrothes 18 yo 1990/2009 (46%, The Single Malts of Scotland, refill sherry, cask #3331, 385 bottles)


Be honest: How many bottles of whisky do you have?

Many of you already acknowledged your obsession. So, How many bottles of whisky do you have? You can tell us how many are opened and unopened if you want to.

There’s no wrong answers here, and we promise not to …


Ardbeg Supernova: a regular item or just a one-time release?

Strangely enough, the answer to both questions is “no”!

I heard it from a little bird (a very important little bird who knows about these things) that Ardbeg Supernova will most likely be an “occasional” release, depending on suitable stock …


How many whiskies I have. And why.

I promised in my post yesterday that, if I got 150 people to confess how many whiskies they have, I would do the same. In actuality, we’re already over 200. So, here goes.

For those of you who are only …


Malt Mission 2010 #375

Old Pulteney 30yo
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
44% abv
£250

Ending my string of “new” releases here on the malt mission with a drop from Old Pulteney. It would be more accurate to call these “recent releases” as by


Malt Mission 2010 #375

Old Pulteney 30yoHighland Single Malt Scotch Whisky44% abv£250Ending my string of “new” releases here on the malt mission with a drop from Old Pulteney. It would be more accurate to call these “recent releases” as by the time I have gotten around to p…