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[9 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Deanston 1997 ‘Archives’ (Whisky Base)

It has been silent on the whisky front in the last few days as I was enjoying the wonders of Rome, Italy. What a great place, with amazing wine, grappa and food. Now that I’m back at Whisky Israel HQ, we can continue with some new and exciting tasting notes. a lot is planned for the near future, so keep …

Archives, Headline, Imperial, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, whiskyBase »

[12 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Imperial 1995 , Whiskybase Archives

My first ever Imperial, and since i knew pretty nothing about this distillery, I tried googling it up. Seems it was bought by Chivas Bros. in 2005, and is no longer operational, and was supposed to be demolished in 2005 and be used as grounds for a new housing project, or something. I’ve seen some “news” talking about new plans …

Archives, Headline, Independent Bottling, Littlemill, Tasting Notes »

[22 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Littlemill 1988 , 23yo –  “Archives”

Littlemill whisky Distillery was established in 1772 to the west of Bowling by the north shore of the River Clyde and on the main road into Glasgow. Subsequent modifications during the 1930s resulted in a number of novel features including double ventilation towers which sat over a single drying kiln and pot stills with rectifiers rather than the more traditional …

Archives, Clynelish, Glen Garioch, Headline, Tasting Notes, Uncategorized »

[12 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
More Archives action :Clynelish 1997 & Glen Garioch 1990

Two more from the Indie Archives label brought to you by Whisky Base. This time two quite different whiskies From Clynelish and GG.
Let’s start with the younger Clynelish , This blog has not seen a lot of Clynelish action and it’s a good start for a new week:
Clynelish 1997 Archives ,53.9 % , € 64.95
Nose: waxy lemony and a quite …

Archives, Glenrothes, Headline, Independent Bottling, Tasting Notes, whiskyBase »

[29 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Glenrothes 1988 Archives (WhiskyBase)

Another week starts with an Indie bottling by Whiskybase (Archives) this time a Glenrothes, single cask from 1988, ex-sherry cask #7318. Been quit a while since I had a new (to me Glenrothes, and although I am fond of Glenrothes their OBs are mostly diluted and colored which is a turn off, though some older ones are really nice.
Glenrothes 23 …

Archives, Headline, Independent Bottling, Jura, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, whiskyBase »

[25 Oct 2012 | 7 Comments | ]
Isle of Jura 1988 Archives  by Whiskybase

I received some very interesting samples of various bottling for the “Archives” series by whisky base. All single casks, bottled at CS, and from a wide variety of distilleries, will be going to post notes about them all (10 or so) in the coming month. The first of which is a lovely and very different Isle Of Jura bottling. Only …