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[28 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Classic Glen Moray–The Classic and the New Make

I’ve Tasted a few Glen Morays recently (peated, Port,Chardonnay versions ) and funnily I’ve not reviewed the classic NAS, so this is a good opportunity as any. Its just fitting we start with the New make which is where everything starts (this time with no peat). Let’s go.
Glen Moray New Make, 69 % abv
Nose: Yeasty and fruity with mostly ripe …

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[29 Jun 2015 | One Comment | ]
A Couple of Peated Glen Moray

When life gives you Lemons, make Lemonade. Right?
I was supposed to participate in a Glenmoray  tasting but due to some issues with delivery and timing, I was able to taste those only later on. But as they say, better late than never, and so I set to taste the peated spirit and the Peated Whisky (NAS) one after another (not …

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[12 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Glen Moray Port Finish (NAS)

After the lovely Chardonnay cask Glen Moray 10 (brilliant stuff for the price!) , I really wanted to try this one which is rather new. Basically it’s the Classic GM finished in port casks for an additional 8 months (Tawny Port casks to be exact),bottled at 40% and without colouring which is nice given the lovely copper colour of this …

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[23 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting Glen Moray 10 yo Chardonnay casks

Time for a more down to earth, widely available and very affordable dram from the underrated (too underrated if you ask me) distillery of Glen Moray. This whisky was aged for its entire life in Chardonnay casks. Now I’m not a huge fan of Chardonnay (probably spent too much time drinking mediocre Israeli Chardonnay), but it might work here with …

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[15 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasting SMWS 35.51, Glen Moray “Every Flavour Beans”

My Second Glen Moray tasting note on the blog (the first was a Duncan Taylor), and the fourth from the SMWS bottle share series.  distilled in 1976 and aged in an ex-Bourbon first fill cask for 33 years. Not a very common distillery to be bottled, and a good chance to taste something you don’t drink every day.
SMWS 35.51 , …

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[27 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Duncan Taylor “Dimensions” Glen Moray 1991 cask 9408

Another Single cask bottling from the DT “Dimensions” series of cask strength bottlings by DT,  this one comes from a 1991 cask (Ex-Bourbon I think according to color and profile) , and bottled at 54,8% ABV. This is also my first Glen Moray tasting note. So, it’s double as fun. Let’s roll :
Duncan Taylor dimensions glen moray 1991, 54,8% cask …