Posts Tagged “Scotch Whisky”

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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Hazelburn 13 Oloroso Cask Matured (47.1%)

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Hazelburn 13 Oloroso Cask Matured (47.1%)

Hazelburn is usually a challenge for me. It’s triple distilled and there’s this musty note triple distillation imparts the doesn’t sit well with me. However, many times sherry or peat are enough to cover it up, and besides it’s a Springbank. This 13 year old is matured in Oloroso sherry casks, and the combination of the…

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BenRiach 21 Four Cask Matured (46%)

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BenRiach 21 Four Cask Matured (46%)

With the holiday of Passover over, whisky is back on the table, and I start with a selection which is actually my first look at Rachel Barrie’s work as whisky maker for Brown Foreman (Not that selecting single casks isn’t work, but once vatting casks is involved, you’re actually creating whisky). This selection includes four…

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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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