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[12 Mar 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
The New Master of Malt 60 Year Old Speyside

Last week I got an email from Master of malt saying that they are sending over something for me to try, I can only blog about that Friday. something very interesting and unique , so naturally I was looking out for a wee delivery from the whisky fairy. However, you can count on the Israeli mail to fuck up whenever …

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[13 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Tasting Master of Malt Speyside 30 year 4th edition

Only a few weeks ago I tasted the 3rd edition and here comes a brand new edition. This one is totally different than the third, with a much more sherry influence (back to the ‘roots’ as the 2nd edition). Let’s give this a try, shall we?
Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside (4th Edition) , 40% ABV , £99
Nose: A …

Headline, Islay, Mystery drams, Quick Dram, scotch, Smokehead, Tasting Notes »

[15 Dec 2010 | 8 Comments | ]
‘Smokin’ – tasting SMOKEHEAD

We’re again dealing with a ‘Mystery Malt’ here. I guess most of you are familiar with that notion, but just a quick explanation for those who are new to the whisky world. A Mystery Dram, is a whisky bottled by an independent bottler without disclosing the true origin of the spirit , that is to say: in which distillery the …

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[26 May 2010 | 17 Comments | ]
Tasting SmokeHead 18 ‘Extra Black’

One of my first Islay malts was the “regular” Smokehead. I remember me sitting in a bar (The excellent Tel-Aviv based ‘Norma Jean’ which boasts one of the best whisky collections available here), asking the bartender for a dram of something peaty and reasonable priced. He suggested the Smokehead, and I never regretted this choice.
For those of you who never …