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Loch Lomond Croftenga 2008 – TWE Exclusive (54.8%)

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Loch Lomond Croftenga 2008 – TWE Exclusive (54.8%)

Loch Lomond distillery is a behemoth of fascination, with four different styles of stills churning out a staggering 13 types of single malt out of traditional pot stills and straight necked stills with rectifiers. Croftenga is the name given Loch Lomond’s heavily peated malt, that was distilled in Inchmurrin’s straight necked stills, but made from…

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Old Pulteney 2004 – Sherry Cask 128 – TWE Exclusive (62.1%)

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Old Pulteney 2004 – Sherry Cask 128 – TWE Exclusive (62.1%)

TWE single casks are always a treat to try, as Sukhinder Singh, and his team have a knack of landing fabulous casks for the Exchange, and I expect this cask to be right up there with other TWE exclusives I’ve had. Add to this the fact that you don’t see single sherry casks officially bottled…

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Whisky Exchange Black Friday 2017, 16 Year Old Speyside Single Cask (54.6%)

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Whisky Exchange Black Friday 2017, 16 Year Old Speyside Single Cask  (54.6%)

A small box landed at my office from The Whisky Exchange¬†and in it was a sample bottle labeled Black Friday. It stated it’s 16 years old, from Speyside and at 54.6% ABV. The accompanying letter said that the 582 bottles will go on sale on Black Friday, when the full details will be announced. I’m…

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Bowmore 2001, 15 Years Old, Signatory TWE Exclusive (55.6%)

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Bowmore 2001, 15 Years Old, Signatory TWE Exclusive (55.6%)

In the package I got from The Whisky Exchange was a selection of the new TWE exclusive casks recently bottled. As I mentioned in the Irish whiskey TWE post (here), The Whisky Exchange is moving to significantly increase the number of single casks it bottles under its label, and the current batch includes several casks…

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Two 27 Year Old Irish Single Cask – Whisky Agency TWE Exclusives (46.8% and 51.3%)

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Two 27 Year Old Irish Single Cask – Whisky Agency TWE Exclusives (46.8% and 51.3%)

The third day at the Whisky Show is the trade day, and us whisky bloggers were invited to a liquid breakfast by Billy. At the breakfast, we were informed that The Whisky Exchange itself will now be seeking to be more active in bottling independent bottlings. We tasted three bottlings, a 27 year old 1990…

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