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Glen Garioch Renaissance 2nd Chapter 16 Year Old Released!

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Glen Garioch Renaissance 2nd Chapter 16 Year Old Released!

At last, chapter 2 is out and heading to a store near you. We’ll start off with a link to the review of the 1st Chapter here. It’s 16 years old, although judging by the text, it has whisky from 1997 in it: It’s made from whisky matured in both sherry and bourbon casks, and…

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News: Compass Box Three Year Old Deluxe (51.6%)

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News: Compass Box Three Year Old Deluxe (51.6%)

John Glaser is going for it again, this time with a true three year old blend. Granted, only 1% of the whole blend is three years old – from Clynelish, while another 90% are older Clynelish whisky. The other 9% is from Talisker, again of an undisclosed age. The whisky is presented at a higher…

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Compass Box to Release Spice Tree Extravaganza to Commemorate the Banning of Spice Tree a Decade Ago

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Compass Box to Release Spice Tree Extravaganza to Commemorate the Banning of Spice Tree a Decade Ago

Ten years ago, John Glaser, Compass Box’s genius entrepreneur, got slapped with a demand that he pull Spice TreeĀ from the market due to a violation of SWA regulations, as he was using inner staves. Eventually, Compass Box reintroduced Spice Tree, this time using cask ends made from theĀ Sessile oak John wanted to use to finish…

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