Archive For March 7, 2015

Best of Independent Bottlers: Part 2 – Signatory’s Rare Bowmore

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Best of Independent Bottlers: Part 2 – Signatory’s Rare Bowmore

To the utter delight of the blogger sitting across from me at this tasting, I’m not a Bowmore fan…. But let me back up to the start of this story. The Jewish holidays come out consistently on the same weekend as The Whisky Show in London (yup, ’tis the season…), thus, I’m the only one…

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Best of Independent Bottlers: Part 1 – Cadenhead’s Stunning Glenlossie

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Best of Independent Bottlers: Part 1 – Cadenhead’s Stunning Glenlossie

A highlight of every whisky expo is its lineup of master classes, ¬†and naturally, the London Whisky Show draws some of the best of those. I was privileged to take part in a masterclass titled “I Did it My Way” led by Dave Broom featuring whiskys picked by Sukhinder Singh of The Whisky Exchange. The…

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Jura 1977 – Juar: Can a Port Finish Save an Expression?

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Jura 1977 – Juar: Can a Port Finish Save an Expression?

It’s no secret that I’m not the greatest fan of Jura whisky. I keep being disappointed again and again, and that’s a shame, as it’s not really the spirit’s fault. At first, I thought it was just the Jura distillate I didn’t like, which is OK, but then I tasted an older style Jura, bottled…

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