Posts Tagged “Whisky Guide”

Glen Garioch Bottle Your Own 1985 Cask 1586 (43.8%)

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Glen Garioch Bottle Your Own 1985 Cask 1586 (43.8%)

The mid 1980’s were a bit of a rough patch for the Morrison Bowmore distilleries. Bowmore was rife with that distinctive perfume unlovingly referred to as FWP (french whore perfume). This was a deep herbal scent, like aromatic oils of various herbs combined. Glen Garioch expressions from those years have not escaped it, as the…

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Cask 54 (40%)

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Cask 54 (40%)

What can be more fitting than ending the Jewish year (this one was 5778) with Golani Black an Israeli whisky, made by David Zibell of the Golan Heights Distillery. This coming Jewish year, 5779, is going to be one of major developments for the distillery, as it moves to a new location, with a set…

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Elements of Islay Bn7 – Bunnahabhain 17 Year Old (55.7%)

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Elements of Islay Bn7 – Bunnahabhain 17 Year Old (55.7%)

Elixir Distillers’ Elements of Islay is out with the new series, which includes four bottlings: Bn7 – A 17 year old Bunnahabhain matured in sherry casks; Pl5 – Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 2009 at 63.1% ABV; CI11 – This is a 2008 Caol Ila bottled at 55.4% ABV; and Lp9 – This is another of the…

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GlenDronach 15 – Revival 2018 Edition (46%)

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GlenDronach 15 – Revival 2018 Edition (46%)

Rewind to 2015 and the whisky world was hit with words “GlenDronach are discontinuing the 15yr Revival” (see our review here) Cue rampaging through the streets, cars being set on fire, statues being pulled down, and grown men & women sobbing like an infant who has dropped their ice cream on the pavement outside school…

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Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength – Clynelish 2005 (55.1%)

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Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength – Clynelish 2005 (55.1%)

Gordon & MacPhail have revamped their bottlings, and consolidated some of the many “mini brands” into only five very clear lines of products.┬áConnoisseurs Choice is at the heart of the range. It includes both cask strength and reduced strength whisky, always carrying a vintage statement on the label. These are single casks or a few…

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