Posts Tagged “Highlands”

GlenDronach’s Missing Port Pipe from Sean Russell’s Batch 17 Review – Cask 5976 (55.6)

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GlenDronach’s Missing Port Pipe from Sean Russell’s Batch 17 Review – Cask 5976 (55.6)

If you read the original post of Sean Russell’s review of Batch 17, you’ll recall that the European Port pipe wasn’t included in the review due to a technical difficulty. It has been added in the original post, but is also offered here for those who just want to make up the missing review.  …

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GlenDronach – Batch 17 Reviewed by Sean Russell

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GlenDronach – Batch 17 Reviewed by Sean Russell

Sean Russell runs the GlenDronach Appreciation Society on Facebook, and has been reviewing GlenDronach releases on Malt and Oak for the past few years. Here’s his take on Batch 17: It’s been 18 months since I reviewed batch 16 – and it feels more like 18 years. Time has gone very slowly between the two…

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Glen Garioch 18 Year Old Renaissance Chapter 4 (50.2%)

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Glen Garioch 18 Year Old Renaissance Chapter 4 (50.2%)

The release of the Glen Garioch Renaissance Chapter 4 is a moment I’ve been waiting for ever since the onset of the Renaissance project back in 2014. The idea was to have a look at the whisky the distillery was producing since it came back to life in 1997, by showcasing the whisky’s progressive development…

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Balblair 17 (46%)

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Balblair 17 (46%)

Balblair revamped also the duty free range, offering the 12, 15 and the future 25 years old in travel retail, but has chosen to offer the Balblair 17 instead of the 18 year old. Why keep 75% of your core range on travel retail shelves just to replace a single expression? This is the third time…

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Balblair’s New Core Range: Balblair 12 (46%), Balblair 15 (46%), Balblair 18 (46%)

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Balblair’s New Core Range: Balblair 12 (46%), Balblair 15 (46%), Balblair 18 (46%)

So Balblair went ahead and did it. They have actually taken the one thing that made them totally special and chucked it out the window. No longer specific vintages with an ever changing core range, rather a regular and quite mundane aged range, with a Balblair 12, 15, 18 and 25, with a 17 year…

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