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Tobermory 12 Year Old 2007 Port Pipe Finish

After that lovely PX finished Ledaig, it’s time to review it’s 12-year-old brother ‘sans’ peat, from the same distillery. This time, a 4-year finish in Port Pipes, which is quite apparent from the lovely reddish color, bottled at a nice ABV (58.6%), it should be interesting enough… Tobermory 12 Year Old 2007 Port Pipe Finish […]

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Ledaig 12 PX cask finish

Not much information on this one, other than that it was distilled in 2007 and bottled 2020, after being finished in a PX cask. Peat and PX, that could work out nicely, don’t you think? let’s try some… Ledaig 12 PX cask finish , 55.5% , ~€95 Nose: dirty peat and some plastic, engine oil, […]

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Ledaig 2008, TWB ‘Originals’ Take I

The Originals lineup is a new IB range from TWB. They describe the range : The Whisky Barrel presents ORIGINALS® to showcase particular characteristics of our specially selected single casks from the finest Scotch whiskey distilleries. For almost a decade our careful whiskey cask management programme has yielded Scotch whiskies maturing in the finest oak casks […]

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Single & Single Ledaig 13 yo

Single & Single is a South African independent bottler and the brainchild of Yossi Schwartz , a former Israeli who now lives in Cape Town. If you’ve been reading the blog regularly you must remember a tasting event we held for the entire S&S range about a year ago (all in this blog post). As […]

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Ledaig 2010, 8yo , TWE 20th anniversary {Signatory}

Another TWE anniversary bottling today – a peated 8 year old from the Tobermory distillery on the isle of Mull – 2010 Ledaig. Distilled in 2010 , this single malt spent eight years in a single first-fill ex-bourbon barrel before it was bottled in April 2019 by Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Exchange’s 20th anniversary […]

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A Trio Of Whisky Barrel Exclusives [Linkwood 24 , Tobermory 20, Littlemill 26]

A while ago the lovely guys at The Whisky Barrel were kind enough to send me a few of their exclusive bottlings in the form of wee samples (cheers, guys!). Today I am going to review 3 of them : A Littelmill 1988 , Tobermory 1994, and Linkwood 1990 . The first one is an […]

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Two very different Ledaig

So Ledaig (pronounced : Le-Chig), basically it’s the peated whisky made in the Tobermory distillery on the Isle of Mull (only distillery there). When I started drinking whisky I was quite into the young NAS Ledaig peat, but since then I’ve had only a few Ledaigs. A good opportunity to try some more, and this […]

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Tobermory – Batch 1 (That Boutique-y W. Co)

Tobermory is a lesser known distillery located on the Island of Mull. It recently made the whisky news when it’s stopped distilling due to shortage of water after a dry spell. Currently it’s owner by Burn Stewart (who were just recently bought by the south African Distell company) . The wee town of Tobermory is […]

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Tobermory 17 Year Old – Single Cask (Master of Malt)

Yet another single cask from the latest batch of MoM (this will be over soon , I promise, but man they released so many, and most are just good). I know many whisky lovers who do not think highly of the Tobermory distillery from the Island of Mull (Home to 2 malt lines : Tobermory, […]