Whisky reviews (10647)

  • Caperdonich Berry Brothers Tasting - BBR Disaster Evening

    By MaltActivist on 29th Jul 20162016-07-29T12:34:00

    72

    The following is an honest account of my experience at a recent Berry Brothers & Rudd tasting. We were greeted with a sweet cherry cocktail as we walked into the clubhouse of the Jumeirah Golf Estates,… read more

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  • Kilchoman Madeira Cask - Nope

    By MaltActivist on 29th Jul 20162016-07-29T12:21:00

    70

    I seem to writing only about Islay whiskies of late. Thing is I have a pocket book full of tasting notes after my trip to the Feis Ile that I have to commit to the site. So you're going to have to bear… read more

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  • Bowmore 17 Years PX Feis Ile 2016 - Straight From The Barrel

    By MaltActivist on 29th Jul 20162016-07-29T12:16:00

    86

    Another day. Another Islay whisky reviewed. This time it's the 2016 Feis Ile hand-fill from Bowmore. Matured for 17 years in a single Pedro Ximenez cask this was scooped out of the barrel and served to… read more

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  • An Cnoc Knockdhu 12yo - A simpler time

    By Pandemonium on 29th Jul 20162016-07-29T12:01:00

    84

    Ah, the 90’s a simpler time when Knockdhu was released bottles under its own name. It was only when the naming confusion with that other distillery Knockando put them on a collision course that they c… read more

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  • Ardbeg 1975 Bottled 2000 - The Joy of Old School

    By MaltActivist on 29th Jul 20162016-07-29T12:00:00

    90

    I think by now everyone's read about my trip to Islay for the Feis Ile so I won't bore you with the details. What is pertinent, though, is our annual pilgrimage to the Kildalton Cross, a few miles ahead… read more

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  • Bushmills 10 Year Old (older mini at 43%) - 2 Bushmills 10yo old minis - Part 2

    By talexander on 28th Jul 20162016-07-28T00:24:00

    92

    Now here's the older mini of Bushmills 10 Year Old, bottled at 43%. We'll compare it to both the current bottling and the 40% older mini I just reviewed. Again, I don't know how old this bottling is. The… read more

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  • Bushmills 10 Year Old (older mini at 40%) - 2 Bushmills 10yo old minis - Part I

    By talexander on 28th Jul 20162016-07-28T00:13:00

    90

    I have a few old Bushmills 10 Year Old minis, one of which is bottled at 43%. We'll do that one second; first comes a 40% mini. We'll also compare both with the current bottling (also bottled at 40%). I… read more

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  • Lochside 1964/2015 Cooper's Choice - Blessed be thy column still

    By Pandemonium on 25th Jul 20162016-07-25T17:32:00

    92

    Lochside wasn’t only the greatest distillery that ever was and will be, it is also one of the most interesting. In 1957 during its conversion from brewery to distillery, the owners decided that their … read more

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  • Bruichladdich Laddie 8 - New Laddie

    By Pete1969 on 25th Jul 20162016-07-25T15:50:00

    84

    Pale yellow straw like colour, thick and oily coats the glass with thin legs some droplets taking an age to fall. The initial nose is quite a belt of acidic notes which settle after 10 minutes giving way… read more

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  • Paul John classic select cask - Paul John classic select cask

    By sorren on 24th Jul 20162016-07-24T11:52:00

    89

    imageThe Indian whisky invasion takes another big step with the incredible Paul John Classic.. This is a batch release created by Master Distiller Michael John who first started his journey back in 1993… read more

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