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A Balblair 17 Masquerading as a Maritime Highlander in an Old Malt Cask

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A Balblair 17 Masquerading as a Maritime Highlander in an Old Malt Cask

Continuing with the Old Malt Cask bottling with which we finished the series of the independent bottler masterclass reviews, we now turn to some other OMC bottlings, shared with me by my friend Manny, which will be reviewed over the next few weeks, not as a series, rather sprinkled over that period. If you want…

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Port Ellen 25 from the Old Malt Cask – Starting 2015 With a Bang

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Port Ellen 25 from the Old Malt Cask – Starting 2015 With a Bang

Keeping in line with the Broras from the first two days of the year, we now turn to the first of two Port Ellen whiskys, a 25 year old today and a 27 year old in the next post. Another casualty of United Distillers¬†(Diageo’s) 1983 mass closing of distilleries, Port Ellen remained obscure until 1998,…

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