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[18 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Tasting the Benriach Latada 18 yo

The Latada is another special release by The Benriach, aged 18 years just like its 18 year old siblings the Albariza and Dunder (reviewed here). The difference is again the cask finish, this time we’re talking Madeira finish instead of the dark rum / PX, which did work quite well for the other two (I preferred the PX to the …

Dalmore, Featured, Headline, Madeira, Moscatel, Port Cask, Tasting Notes »

[20 Sep 2015 | 3 Comments | ]
The Dalmore distillery exclusive 2015 edition

Distillery exclusive bottling are always sought after by malt geeks, and It’s always nice to visit a distillery and buy a limited bottle you can not get elsewhere, it does remind you of fond memories when you revisit it when at home some months after the actual visit. If you ask the average whisky geek, the preferred format should be …

BenRiach, Featured, Finishes, Headline, Madeira, Peated, scotch, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[18 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tasting The BenRiach 13 yo Maderensis Fumosus (peated Madeira finished)

After two non peated beauties, we come back to the peated land. It’s Speyside, yes i know, but if you remember my previous BenRiach posts, i quite liked their peated line. How will this Madeira finish fare? will it be in par with the sherry / rum ‘Fumosuses’?  Let’s dive in. Nose first, of course!
The BenRiach 13 yo Maderensis Fumosus …