Posts Tagged “Nose”

Isle of Raasay Virgin Chinkapin Oak Cask Selection – A First Look at the Distillery

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Isle of Raasay Virgin Chinkapin Oak Cask Selection – A First Look at the Distillery

Isle of Raasay is a relatively new Inner Hebrides distillery founded by Alasdair Day, which began distilling in September 2017. As this is the first in a series of three posts, we’ll further discuss the distillery’s distinctive approach in the next posts. Since we have three sets of matching casks exploring unpeated and peated single…

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M&H Winston Whisky Private Cask 2017/150 (57.2%)

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M&H Winston Whisky Private Cask 2017/150 (57.2%)

Steven Winston is a Scotsman living in Tel Aviv, who’s interest in a few bottles of whisky from the local M&H Distillery turned into a single cask. It’s my understanding that Steven has since purchased another cask, which will also be offered for sale privately by him. The whisky matured first in bourbon casks, and…

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Two Dràm Mòr 9 Year Old Glenrothes, Muscatel and Spanish Red Wine Finishes

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Two Dràm Mòr 9 Year Old Glenrothes, Muscatel and Spanish Red Wine Finishes

I have to be honest about the state of the industry, and this general comment has nothing to do with the specific bottler or these bottles.  I’ll just come out and say it: I’m really happy I’m not an independent bottler at this junction. What we’re seeing out there from most independent bottlers (at least…

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Gordon and MacPhail Bruichladdich 1964, 29 Years Old, Casks 3670, 3671, 3672 (50.6% ABV)

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Gordon and MacPhail Bruichladdich 1964, 29 Years Old, Casks 3670, 3671, 3672 (50.6% ABV)

Funny how chance sometimes leads you to pour part of a mini some friends made sure you’d get to taste, and as you nose it you take note of the fact that the 56th distillation anniversary is just a couple of days away (and is today!)…. This is one of those drams that will actually…

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M&H Elements Sherry Cask (46%)

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M&H Elements Sherry Cask (46%)

After somewhat of a delay, we come to the final entry of the Elements series. As you’ll recall, the series consists of three expressions flanking the M&H Classic (reviewed here). The series is available from the distillery shop as a tasting pack, which is what I recieved for these reviews. Each of these expressions highlights…

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