Posts Tagged “Tasting Notes”

Deanston 21, 1997 Palo Cortado Finish (51.8%)

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Deanston 21, 1997 Palo Cortado Finish (51.8%)

You’ll recall that last year I tasted the 2018 Limited Edition Bunnahabhain Palo Cortado Finish. That too was a 1997 vintage, presented at 20 years old. Here we have the whisky maturing for another year in the Palo Cortado, so we’re at almost three years in the Palo Cortado casks. I have to say that…

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Deanston 2002 Organic Oloroso Cask Finish, 16 Years Old (50.6%)

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Deanston 2002 Organic Oloroso Cask Finish, 16 Years Old (50.6%)

Following yesterday’s 2006 Fino, we move on to the second of the three Deanston offerings is a 16 year old Organic Oloroso. This isn’t Deanston’s first foray into Organic whisky, and we had a 15 and a 14 year old organic offering. Since the 15 year old was released in 2016 and the 14 year…

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Deanston 2006, 12 Year Old Fino Finish (55%)

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Deanston 2006, 12 Year Old Fino Finish (55%)

I’m beginning a review of the Distell Limited Edition for 2019, and we’ll start with the 2006 Fino Finish.   This release includes eight expressions, three each from Deanston and Bunnahabhain, and two from Tobermory, a Tobermory and a Ledaig: Deanston 1997 21 Year Old Palo Cortado Finish Deanston 2002 16 Year Old Organic Oloroso…

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Laphroaig 16 – 2019 Edition (48%)

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Laphroaig 16 – 2019 Edition (48%)

Mid teen Laphroaig expressions are very promising. Both the old 15 year old and the bincentennary Laphroaig 16 year old were excellent. Re-reading that Laphroaig 16 review, it seems a bit naive given current prices in the market, but that’s an aside. We’re now offered a new Laphroaig 16, fully matured in first fill ex…

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A Quartet of GlenDronach Single Casks from 1992, 1993 and 1994 Bottled for The Whisky World

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A Quartet of GlenDronach Single Casks from 1992, 1993 and 1994 Bottled for The Whisky World

Sean Russell has tasted a quartet of GlenDronach single casks bottled for Abe at The Whisky World shop an online shop with two physical locations in London. We’ll be reviewing all four casks together in this one post. We’ll take them on one cask at a time…. GlenDronach 19 Years Old 1994, Cask #279, Pedro…

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