Posts Tagged “Highlands”

Glenglassaugh Peated Port Finish (46%)

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Glenglassaugh Peated Port Finish (46%)

One thing that’s very clear from the latest releases by BenRiach is that Whisky Maker Rachel Barrie is taking the idea of creating core expressions for her distilleries very seriously, and with Glenglassaugh it seems that the search is on. In an interview for Scotchwhisky.com, she said that: what’s amazed me about Glenglassaugh is that…

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GlenDronach Peated Port Wood (46%)

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GlenDronach Peated Port Wood (46%)

You’ll recall (or you can see here) that I was somewhat underwhelmed by GlenDronach’s peated offering. I recently had the chance to try the GlenDronach Peated Port Wood and the Glenglassaugh (ever wonder why that second G is not a capital letter?) Peated Port Wood Finish, and it’s definitely a step up from that expression,…

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Macallan Classic Cut 2017 Edition Cask Strength Release (58.4%)

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Macallan Classic Cut 2017 Edition Cask Strength Release (58.4%)

I’m not sure you know that for my day job, I’m an Organizational Consultant. One of the things I find most fascinating is seeing how companies recover (or attempt to recover) from bad business decisions. There is little doubt that the move away from age statement to “color levels” in the sorry 1824 series did…

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GlenDronach 15 Year old, 1990s bottling (40%) 

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GlenDronach 15 Year old, 1990s bottling (40%) 

From Sean Russell’s review of the newest GlenDronach expressions (batch 16 review, see here), I’ll take us back to the old style, to the 1990s style 15 year old. This was the distillery style before the 1996 mothballing, so we’re basically talking about the same style of distillation and casks that we were getting with…

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GlenDronach – Full Review of Batch #16 (15 Single Casks)

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GlenDronach – Full Review of Batch #16 (15 Single Casks)

  GlenDronach – Batch 16 Review – By Sean Russell   We’re now 8 months down the road since the furore and stampede for batch #15 – which was possibly the quickest selling batch release I’ve ever seen.  Many suppliers couldn’t keep up with the demand, and many consumers missed the boat on getting a…

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