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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 Tree┬áfrom 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 the┬áSessile oak John wanted to use to finish…

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