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[3 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Penderyn peated

A long time ago I posted my notes on the Penderyn Madeira cask, which was a lovely whisky, very sweet, and exotic. A short time afterwards Penderyn distillery were kind enough to send over a sample set consisting of this peated whisky, and a sherried expression. I tasted those a long time ago, but for some reason (senility,backlog) did not …

Featured, Headline, Mackmyra, Sweedish, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Welsh »

[5 May 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Tasting four Mackmyra – Twitter tasting event

Drinking alcohol is a wonderful thing if done in moderation, but drinking in excess would turn anyone into an alcoholic, and would therefore need the help of alcoholism treatment programs eventually.

May 2nd saw a very unique twasting (twitter tasting) take place , this time of a Swedish whisky. Courtesy of Angela D’Orazio (master blender at Mackmyra distillery, and …

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[20 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Nikka Yoichi – 10 year old Single Cask # 234426

The Yoichi distillery (余市)  is located at Japan’s northern island : Hokkaido. It was founded in 1934 by Japans’ father of whisky Masataka Taketsuru . Nikka started producing whisky  in 1936, releasing it’s first whisky in 1940. The Yoichi style differs from the Suntory style and is peatier, and more robust.
Nikka is making it’s official entry into the Israel market …

Penderyn, Tasting Notes, Welsh »

[11 Jan 2010 | 14 Comments | ]

Well well, my first Welsh single malt. (not very surprising, since there is currently only one Welsh single malt distillery, you guessed right. it’s Penderyn.
Penderyn Distillery is the only distillery in Wales and one of the smallest distilleries in the world. It is one of the few remaining independent distilleries, and takes its name from the old Welsh village in …