Posts Tagged “Bourbon Barrel”

Kingsbarns Dream to Dram (46%)

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Kingsbarns Dream to Dram (46%)

Kingsbarns is truly the story of a dream turning into a dram. If there’s something Scotland is known for just as much as whisky, it’s golf, and this is a story of how both met in the mind of Douglas Clement, who was a caddie at the Kingsbarns Golf Links for over a dozen years….

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Milk and Honey Distillery – The Last one – Young Single Malt (46%)

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Milk and Honey Distillery – The Last one – Young Single Malt (46%)

The end of 2018 marks the third full year of operations at the Milk and Honey distillery in Tel Aviv. It thus marks, also, the last of the “not yet whisky” single malts, dubbed “Young Single Malt”. This edition, the fourth ‘Young Single Malt’, however, is different than the others. The Last One previews the…

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Whisky Show 2018 Recap and a Review of the ‘Future of Whisky’ Invergordon 44 (51.6%), Ben Nevis 21 (47.5%) and Ledaig 12 (58.4%)

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Whisky Show 2018 Recap and a Review of the ‘Future of Whisky’ Invergordon 44 (51.6%), Ben Nevis 21 (47.5%) and Ledaig 12 (58.4%)

The Whisky Show 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the iconic London event. The theme of this year’s Show was ‘The Future of Whisky’, and if there’s one definitive glimpse I can offer you on the future of whisky, it’s this: Expensive.  (At least until the next whisky loch, slowly distilling as we speak). In the…

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Allt-á-Bhainne Single Malt (40%)

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Allt-á-Bhainne Single Malt (40%)

Allt-á-Bhainne was built in 1975 by Seagram, then owners of Chivas, to provide the blending operations with a sweet and estery single malt. 1975 puts us at the tail end of two and a half incredible decades of non stop growth in the industry, a time when no less than 22 distilleries opened. Specifically, Seagram’s…

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Oban 21, Diageo Special Releases 2018 (57.9%)

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Oban 21, Diageo Special Releases 2018 (57.9%)

At the Whisky Show, I got to taste most of the 2018 Special Releases. The Show merits its own report, and I’ll be reviewing a few of the Special Releases. Oban, however, has a special place in my heart. Oban is an almost hidden gem in the Diageo portfolio. Indeed, the 14 is fairly well…

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