Belgian whisky enthusiast and creator of the (Flemish) whisky website and blog Whivie.be.
Self-proclaimed 'Toshan Man' (check the site), because I am a collector of everything to do with Auchentoshan for some inexplicable reason.
I'm still very much discovering.
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Islay Whisky 10th Anniversary - Kildalton
The London whisky shop The Whisky Exchange bottled quite a few gems. This Islay Whisky, bottled a 103° proof, is one of them. It is an Ileach matured on a bourbon hogshead. Since the PR blurb speaks of… read more
Classic of Islay 2007 - Seaweeds and Leather
This Classic of Islay was distilled in 1972 and bottled by former German record-producer-turned-independent-bottler Jack Wieber in 2007. It is a sherry cask at a cask strength of 58,1%. On the nose, the… read more
Cask Islay - Plasticine
Cask Islay was launched on November 1st 2011 by A.D. Rattray. And while it is a blended malt (strangely enough, the label says ‘Vatting No. 1’), most of the young whisky is from one single distillery. But… read more
Islay Storm - Quiet Moment Before The Storm
Ah, again a so-called ‘bastard malt’ of which no one can (or will) tel lus what is in the bottle. It is bottled by the Vintage Malt Whisky Compnay, also known of the Cooper’s Choice, Finlaggan, Tantallan… read more
Smokehead - Wacky Weirdo
The Smokehead Extra Rare can be found in travel retail (although quite a few retailers carry this as well) and is bottled by MacLeod Distillers. The Islay distillery is kept secret. Some say it is Lag… read more