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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
A Couple of Peated Glen Moray

When life gives you Lemons, make Lemonade. Right?
I was supposed to participate in a Glenmoray  tasting but due to some issues with delivery and timing, I was able to taste those only later on. But as they say, better late than never, and so I set to taste the peated spirit and the Peated Whisky (NAS) one after another (not …

Glenturret, Headline, NAS, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[28 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Glenturret–The Peated Edition – Review

Ending this mini Glenturret series of reviews, with the peated edition, which is (unsurprisingly) peated.  This is not a peat bomb, but the peat is an interest addition to the Glenturret-y DNA, and does integrate nicely here, as we’re about to see.
The Glenturret Peated Edition , 40% abv, £37
Nose:  This is obviously not a peat monster, the peat is rather …

Bunnahabhain, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes, Wemyss »

[22 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
A quick peaty delight : Wemyss Malts ‘The Bosun’s Dram’ 1997 single cask from Bunnahabhain

Nothing like a good peated 1997 Bunny to get you going and please the peat buds. 1997 Bunnahabhains are quite common among Indie bottlers, this was the year Bunnahabhain started producing heavily peated malt too, and i guess many casks were sold to IB’s I’ve reviewed quite a bit of 1997 Bunnies, and they are usually very nice, this one …

Featured, Headline, Islay, Kilchoman, Oloroso, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[27 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Kilchoman Loch Gorm batch #2

It’s Feis Ile week, and I know Kilchoman day is not until Thursday, but I feel like posting this review today, so that’s that. For some reason never tasted the first batch of Loch Gorm, so I can’t really compare the two batches (anyone got a wee sample for batch #1? send it over to WI towers, and you shall …

Cù Bòcan, Featured, Headline, Peated, Tasting Notes, Tomatin »

[12 May 2014 | One Comment | ]
Tomatin Cù Bòcan vintage 1989

the original Cù Bòcan was released quite a few months ago and enjoyed quite a bit of success, with its peated profile and crispy youthfulness. This time around Tomatin released a vintage 1989 malt which was peated by accident back then in 1989. Tomatin vatted three of those casks [Casks 37470, 37471 and 37472 distilled on on 7th June 1989] …

Featured, Glenglassaugh, Headline, NAS, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[30 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]
Glenglassaugh Torfa

Just a few weeks ago I’ve written about this new expression from GG called the Torfa when it was released.  Young, peated GG (not that there are any old GG made by the new owners), but what’s unique is that they made peaty. Peated malts work well when young usually, that is if you’re into peat… I quite like peated …

AnCnoc, Featured, Headline, Peated, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[28 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
anCnoc peated trio : Rutter,Fluaghter, Tushkar–#LightOnDark

You’ve read it here on the blog and probably on many other booze sites/blogs. anCnoc released a trio of peated malts recently (more about it here), Two of which will be sold all around and the third Tushkar is a limited edition for Sweden. I’ve been meaning to try those for some time, having missed the “official” twitter tasting. Gladly …

Headline, Kilchoman, NAS, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[26 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Kilchoman’s first foray into the Travel Retail market : The ‘Coull Point’

It was only a matter of time until this happened, and does not really come at a surprise to anyone who’s been monitoring the whisky scene, A NAS for the travel retail. There you have it, Kilchoman also wants in, and the TR market has its own rules, basically, cheap NAS at higher prices due to the price pressure of …

Headline, Old Pulteney, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[24 Dec 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Old Pulteney 1990 peated cask

When I saw the PR regarding this new 1990 peated OP I was rather excited, as I remember how good was the 1990 Balblair peated cask ( a sister distillery in the same InterBen group). OP has been making some tasty whiskies (just to mention the 12,17 and lovely 21 – the 17 yo being my favourite) in recent years, …

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[6 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Kilchoman Machir Bay 2013 edition

Time for some more Kilchoman fun this time the 2013 edition of the Machir Bay. It’s a bit different than the 100% Islay (it’s not 100% Islay duh!) in cask composition : bine a vatting of five year old bourbon-matured whisky, and four year old bourbon-matured and Oloroso-finished malt, which should  give it a sweeter fruitier profile. It’s bottled at …