Posts Tagged “Whisky Tasting Notes”

Bunnahabhain 1997 Palo Cortado Finish (54.9%)

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Bunnahabhain 1997 Palo Cortado Finish (54.9%)

Before circling back to the Highland Park travel retail series, I wanted to celebrate my wife’s 50th birthday. I chose a special dram indeed, the Distell Limited Edition Malts Bunnahabhain 1997 Palo Cortado. This is also an opportunity to toast the new upgrade that has started at the distillery. The upgrade will include the building…

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GlenDronach 25 – 1993 “Master Vintage” (48.2%)

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GlenDronach 25 – 1993 “Master Vintage” (48.2%)

I knew about the GlenDronach 25 Master Vintage last year, but was sworn to secrecy, and I’ve been biting my lip for nearly 5 months. I’ve deliberately delayed my review to see how this new bottle went down in the wider community as I guessed it would create a Brexit-like split (also my holiday got…

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Glenmorangie Allta (51.2%)

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Glenmorangie Allta (51.2%)

Glenmorangie Allta is Glenmorangie’s 10th Private Edition, marking a decade since Sonnalta PX appeared. While the Sonnalta PX was mostly proof of concept (put a finish on the Glenmorangie Original and get it out to market, test the idea of the “Private Edition”). It was followed by the peated Finalta and the very different Tuscan…

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Highland Park 14 Loyalty of the Wolf (42.3%)

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Highland Park 14 Loyalty of the Wolf (42.3%)

The second expression in the new travel retail series it the Highland Park Loyalty of the Wolf 14 year old. The whisky is matured in American oak casks, part of the recipe comes from seasoned in sherry and some from ex bourbon casks. The bottle is a one liter bottle, as is the standard for…

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Highland Park Spirit of the Bear (40%)

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Highland Park Spirit of the Bear (40%)

Highland Park is adding a series of travel retail editions which are intended to bring age statements back into the travel retail. The Highland Park Spirit of the Bear is the basic entry level of this new range, which also includes a 14 and 16 year old expressions. This is a statement made by Edrington’s…

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