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[23 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Laphroaig 15 Year Old (200th Anniversary Edition)–Review and thoughts

We’re taking a bit of time of from the Diageo SR 2015, to a more down to earth dram, we’re able to afford:
The Laphroaig 15 has been a favorite of many whisky lovers, until it was replaced a couple of years ago by the 18 year old. Fortunately, the distillery has re-created this expression (it’s 15 year old alright, but …

Cask Strength, Glenfiddich, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Glenfiddich  15 yo Cask strength (older bottle)

A friend of mine came over for a few drams, and brought a bottle of this 15 year old Fiddich. He had no information when it was bottled, just that he was able to find this at one of his friend’s , a guy who was not really into whisky. How he came about to own this one is a …

Featured, Headline, Speyside, Tasting Notes, The Glenlivet »

[1 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Glenlivet Vertical (12,15,18 year olds)

Tony Soprano loves his Glenlivet 12, and I love Tony soprano, hence I love The Glenlivet 12. Sort of anyways. As the Glenlivet is probably one of the best selling single malts out there (with Glenfiddich) and very well know, It’s only appropriate we have some more of that on the blog. I know we’re posted a guest post reviewing …

Glengoyne, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Two Glengoyne (12,15 year old) OBs

Every distillery has to find some kind of “uniqueness” to its whiskies, and Glengoyne have found just that in indicating that their malt is never dried with peat (but with air), so there is no peat whatsoever in their malt. As peat heads I’m not sure this is something to really be happy about, but I guess there is always …

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[16 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
More Irish Single Pot Still : Redbreast 15 yo

Yesterday’s 3 pot still guest post made me long for more Irish gems, and what better than Redbreast one of the better known Single Pot still. It’s the first time I get to sample the 15 year old , and having loved the 12 yo, this one promises to be a treat.  At over £60 , It’s about 20 quid …

bowmore, Cask Strength, Featured, Headline, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[24 Jun 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Bowmore Laimrig 15 yo

Been trying to source a sample of this for a long time, and thanks to my whisky friend E.S who was kind enough to mail me one (and so quick)  – mission was accomplished. For those of you who have not heard about this ‘limited edition’:
Laimrig is Scottish Gaelic for ‘pier’, and is named after Bowmore’s ancient stone pier. It’s …

Headline, Highland Park, Tasting Notes »

[4 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Highland park 15

Considering i am a big fan of HP whisky and tasted all their OB’s (but the 50 year old which is too expensive) most reviewed here it’s funny this is the first time I am really tasting the 15 year old. I’ve had a sip of that on previous occasions but never sat down and wrote proper notes like a …

Blends, Featured, Headline, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »

[25 Sep 2012 | One Comment | ]
New Blended whisky from Wemyss Malts : “Lord Elcho” 15 yo

Those of you who read the blog on a regular basis know that I find Wemyss Malts single casks and blended malts to be very good to excellent. They do bottle good stuff, and do not bother with mediocre stuff, and usually they produce top notch stuff. The new expression named “Lord Elcho” is their first attempt at the blended …

Featured, Glenfiddich, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes »

[14 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Tasting the Glenfiddich Core Range at the Norma Jean

I am not the biggest Glenfiddich fan out there, but when Tomer ,an Israeli blogger and whisky lover (who blogs in Hebrew about alcohol and whisky) , asked who is interested in a Glenfiddich tasting , where we’ll pretty much try the entire range, i could not say No. It’s true, I’ve recently tried most of it at the British …

Headline, Speyside, Tasting Notes, The balvenie »

[15 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Tasting Three Balvenies (The Balvenie sample pack)

Five years ago i would not touch a single whisky. I did not like whiskies, and my memory of whiskies back than were of low quality blends, which did not attract me. When i was offered a dram I would say, no. Then, one Evening I visited my friend Kfir, and he offered me dram. I asked him if he …