Posts Tagged “Scotch Whisky”

Talisker 1978, 40 Years Old, Delgado Zuleta Amontillado Sherry Finish (50%)

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Talisker 1978, 40 Years Old, Delgado Zuleta Amontillado Sherry Finish (50%)

Talisker has a bit of a cult following, with very little in the from of very old whisky out there. Yes, there’s a yearly edition of the 25 year old, a standard 30 year old, and a 35 year old from the 2012 Special Releases, but try to find older independent bottlings or a plethora…

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The GlenAllachie 25 (46%)

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The GlenAllachie 25 (46%)

The highest bottling in the new GlenAllachie core range is the 25 year old. This is a pretty complex dram, yet despite being a lot more complex than the 18 year old, which I found somewhat pedestrian, this dram has a herbal note which isn’t to my liking. Is it strange that my favorite whisky…

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 Two GlenAllachie Single Casks, 1989 Sherry Cask (60.3%) and 2005 Ex-Bourbon (62.6%)

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 Two GlenAllachie Single Casks, 1989 Sherry Cask (60.3%) and 2005 Ex-Bourbon (62.6%)

GlenAllachie released a series of eight single casks for the UK market yesterday. The release ranges from three older releases: two 1989 casks (sherry and bourbon, the sherry is reviewed below), and a 1990 ex bourbon cask, to five tweens. There’s a 2005 ex bourbon barrel, an ex bourbon cask from 2006 (reviewed below) as…

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The GlenAllechie 18 (46%)

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The GlenAllechie 18 (46%)

It took me some time to get around to publishing the rest of the series of the official bottlings of the distillery. You’ll recall that I very much liked the GlenAllachie 12.  I’m continuing the series with the GlenAllechie 18 year old, to be followed by the 25 year old and the 10 year old…

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Glen Garioch 1979, 38 Year Old, Cask 3831, Bottled for CWS (42.9%)

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Glen Garioch 1979, 38 Year Old, Cask 3831, Bottled for CWS (42.9%)

After trying the 1987 single cask (AKA Sage Galore), we turn to the Glen Garioch 1979. Now every once in a while you have a dram that makes you understand something new about whisky in general or about a certain distillery. When it’s you favorite distillery that you have the that understanding, it’s even more…

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