Posts Tagged “Mortlach”

Back to the 1930s – Finnish Fellowship of Whisky Tasting – Guest Post by Henrik Malmberg

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Back to the 1930s – Finnish Fellowship of Whisky Tasting – Guest Post by Henrik Malmberg

To start with I can tell you that the tasting was held in Finnish capital of Helsinki by our whisky club, The Fellowship of Whisky (VYS, Viskin Ystävien Seura), and this was the 14th tasting in a series called “The Rare and Old”. We did a similar tasting about two years ago, with the title “War…

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Gordon & MacPhail’s new Private Collection Ultra – Masterclass at The Whisky Show

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Gordon & MacPhail’s new Private Collection Ultra – Masterclass at The Whisky Show

Gordon & MacPhail’s just saw the transfer of management from the third to the fourth generation and the completion of this move, with the retirement of Michael Urquhart. To celebrate that, the four Urquhart third generationals each chose a cask together with their children continuing in the business, which were the basis for the new Private…

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Mortlach Rare Old – A Whisky That’s Actually Neither Rare Nor Old

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Mortlach Rare Old – A Whisky That’s Actually Neither Rare Nor Old

Tonight will be a Mortlach night! Five whisky crazed friends are getting together at my house to share five premium bottles of Mortlach and in honor of this event, I’ll post my notes on the Mortlach Rare and Old I tasted at the Show in London. The show featured the Rare Old and the 25,…

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One Quick Dram: Douglas Laing Provenance 12 Years Old Autumn Distillation Mortlach Whisky Tasting Notes

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One Quick Dram: Douglas Laing Provenance 12 Years Old Autumn Distillation Mortlach Whisky Tasting Notes

This is the youngest Mortlach I ever had, and It still had some developing to do. It seems Mortlach whiskys need to be into their teens before they really shine. One of the nice things one can say about Diageo is that they do tend to allow their official bottlings to mature to the “right” age…

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One Quick Dram: Mortlach 16 Flora and Fauna

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One Quick Dram: Mortlach 16 Flora and Fauna

Diageo’s rollout of the official releases of Mortlach is drawing near, and it’s getting harder to find other expressions of Mortlach, especially bottles of the only official release from the distillery, the Flora and Fauna Mortlach 16 year. As I’m reviewing an older expression, I’ll keep my thoughts on the Mortlach move for my tasting…

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