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[12 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
A couple of SMWS bottlings–It’s Thursday !

The weekend is near, and no better way to end it with a couple of fruity, lovely SMWS bottling, a Longmorn and a Rosebank.

SMWS 7.83 “Fresh, airy and sherbety” – 1993 Longmorn, 52.1%, £69
Nose: Nice and fresh. With zingy sour lemon , cucumber freshness and sine fruity touches too: watermelon and cantaloupe. It’s fresh and crisp but sweet too with …

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[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Blind Tasting Competition (BTC) 2014- Day 1–Longmorn 17 yo , 1996 [Van Wees]

Day one of the competition and I was sure I was going to embarrass myself by making foolish guesses, but as it happens, I was not THAT off the mark. It was clear this dram was sherried (colour and nose), but what distillery? Initially I thought it might be a Aberlour (big sherry and all) or GlenDronach (some single cask). …

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[8 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Longmorn 20 Year Old Burns Malt [The whisky barrel]

This wee sample from TWB arrived quite some time and waited patiently in the samples box (one of them). I felt like some Longmorn last night after successfully assembling an IKEA BESTÅ cabinet (anyone who ever assembled any IKEA furniture knows a dram or three are very much needed prior and after that tedious process), in fact I think IKEA …

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[21 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Wemyss malts Coconut and Sandalwood – Longmorn 1992

Another cask from the latest batch of Wemyss, This one is a Longmorn (not had one of those for some time!!) vintage 1992, and bottled at 46% like the rest of them.
Wemyss malts Coconut and Sandalwood  , 46% abv
Nose: Mega coconut notes here. Really thick. Vanilla and quite a bit of wood of sandalwood if you wish. It’s very …

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[4 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Longmorn 20 Year Old – Single Cask (Master of Malt)

Time for another wee single cask tasting note and today : A Longmorn. Not enough of those i am afraid on the blog, and each addition to the category does make me feel happier. This one is a 20 year old cask, bottled NCF, no colour and at 55,5% abv, and not long ago won the Malt Maniacs awards bronze …

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[5 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Two Milroy’s of  Soho single casks

A few weeks ago, I received a few samples from Milroy’s Of Soho which is a leading whisky and wine  shop in London, and also a private bottler. I remember visiting them a couple of times in the past, and also tasting some delicious Amrut whisky they had on sale back then, and was very  happy to be able to …

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[16 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasting SMWS 7.65 ‘A Balm for the Soul’–Longmorn 21 yo

So, A Longmorn with a very enticing name : “A balm for the soul”. here’s to it delivering that promise… 2nd fill Sherry butt, and I am really looking forward to this one, since my experience with Longmorns is not vast to say the least. I need to try more. And here’s this one, and I have very good memories …

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[9 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Tasting The Whisky Society Longmorn 1990 18 yo

A couple of months back, I met a group of friends for a tasting evening with a theme – “Cask strength”. It was bring your own, and taste, as long as it was bottled at cask strength (or premium strength for the matter), it was ok. I brought my beloved HP 14 year old bottled by the guys who run …