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[16 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Two 18 yo Peated Benriach–Albariza & Dunder

Time to try a few Peated Benriachs that have eluded me for some time (no idea why). Both are 18 year old, peated, what differentiates one another is the cask finish chosen. The first one Albariza was finished in Pedro Ximénez sherry casks. The name Albariza comes from a type of chalky soil which is typical for Andalucia (in Spain). …

Angel's Envy, Featured, Headline, Rum Finish, Rye, Tasting Notes, Uncategorized »

[15 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Angel’s Envy Rye

Last year I reviewed the “regular” Angel’s envy Bourbon and it was very nice, and when I heard Lincoln Henderson has created a new Rye under the Angel’s envy brand, I knew I had to try this one too. This Rye is really special in the sense that it’s finished in Rum barrels which were used to age French Cognac, …

Amrut, Indian, NAS, Rum Finish, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[18 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting Amrut Kadhambam

India is the world’s biggest whisky market (yes, you heard me right). It’s dominated by Indian made whiskies, and Amrut is one of the big players in that market (but certainly not the biggest). As most of Indian whiskies do not meet the EU regulation for being sold as whiskies, only a fraction of them do get sold outside India.
Amrut …

BenRiach, Peated, Quick Dram, Rum Finish, scotch, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[11 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]
Quick Dram : BenRiach Arumaticus Fumosus  12 yo (Rum Finish)

Peated Speysiders can be be lovely, and I was really happy to be able to taste this expression after tasting some tasty peated BenRiachs and BenRomachs.
Again, the lads at BenRiach are trying to break our teeth with those Latin naming conventions, but after surviving the Heredetus, i think i am quite capable of handling the Arumaticus.
In the case of ‘Arumaticus …

Finishes, Quick Dram, Rum Finish, scotch, Speyside, Tasting Notes, The balvenie, Whisky Links »

[16 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]

I will always have a warm corner in my heart for The Balvenie. A few years ago, i didn’t really like whisky. The truth is that i did like whisky, but i didn’t know it… Until then i tasted only bad blends and no wonder i didn’t find them very thrilling. Until one day i visited my good friend Kfir. …