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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Longrow 1996 , 12 yo  Fino Sherry Butt

this is a Springbank Society bottling, Distilled in June 1996, matured for 12 years in a Fino sherry but and then bottled at cask strength in April 2009 making it a 12 year old. Happily I got a sample from Sjoerd while visiting NL last September!
Longrow 1996 , 12 yo  Fino Sherry Butt , 57.6%
Nose:rather meaty with a lot of …

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[6 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Longrow 10 yo  Shiraz cask

it all started with a wee sample swap with fellow whisky lover and blogger David Carson of ‘glenuntitled’. i fancies this one immediately, as a big Longrow / SB fan, and quite keen on the wine finishes. I remember one very good Longrow Gaja Barolo i reviewed long ago, and their peat and wine combo works very well in my …

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[26 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Whisky Israel Society – Springbank Tasting

As we posted at the beginning of June, WI Society were to have our first open to the public gathering, with a Springbank tasting and a special guest. Well, as posted and promised, we did!
On June 13, at HaBerez (The Tap) Mini-Bar at Tel Aviv, we’ve gathered together WI Society members and friends to enjoy what was a great whisky …

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[1 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting Wine finished drams Part I : Longrow Gaja Barolo

The first out of 3 of drams finished in wine casks i am about to review this week is the Longrow finished in Gaja Barolo casks. A little about Gaja if you are not a wine drinker : Gaja is a famous Italian wine producer form the Piemonte regions in northern Italy which produces mostly Barolo and Barbaersco wines. The …

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[5 Jul 2010 | 7 Comments | ]

Up until recently I was not very impressed by Springbank whisky. Although i have not tried many expressions , those i did try did not leave a great impression on me. Some of my fellow bloggers and friends (Yossi , Jason) are keen Springbank followers and i really tried to give SB a chance and to like it. Springbank does …