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Glenmorangie’s Wood Experiments – A Whisky Show Masterclass With Dr. Bill Lumsden

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Glenmorangie’s Wood Experiments – A Whisky Show Masterclass With Dr. Bill Lumsden

Getting to London’s Whisky Show this year was a real challenge. My flight was canceled, and I couldn’t get on another flight until the next day. I missed the first day of the Show, and with it I missed two outstanding masterclasses, One looking at Talisker from new make to the 35 Year Old with…

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Glenmorangie Astar Returning in 2017

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Glenmorangie Astar Returning in 2017

During the launch of the Glenmorangie Bacalta, I had the opportunity to ask Dr. Bill Lumsden about bringing back a cask strength expression. You can see my update on it here. So this wasn’t just talk, and Glenmorangie is, indeed, planning to re-release the Astar at 52.5% ABV. I think we’ll be seeing this one…

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Glenmorangie Bacalta – Private Edition VIII (46%)

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Glenmorangie Bacalta – Private Edition VIII (46%)

Rituals have power, and I wasn’t surprised in the least when I got a message from Yoav on Whatsapp “So, am I ordering our annual Glenmo?”. My obvious answer was “of course”, as traditions must be kept up. This will now be the fourth or fifth year that besides the bottles each of us buys…

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Glenmorangie Tayne (43%)

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Glenmorangie Tayne (43%)

Yes, I know….Yet another travel retail NAS expression being pushed at us by whisky companies’ marketing departments in a never-ending procession of boring, indistinct, and uninspired expressions. Yet, even within such a plethora of blandness, they are bound to be some expressions that are worth your time and effort and I’m happy to report that I’ve…

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Glenmorangie Milsean – Private Edition VII (46%)

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Glenmorangie Milsean – Private Edition VII (46%)

This review brings the blog up to date on the Private Editions. The Private Edition is a series of annual releases that are off the beaten path of Glenmorangie’s work in some way. The Sonnalta PX highlighted Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, and the second release, the Finealta, tried working off an old recipe, complete with peated barley. The next…

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