Whisky reviews (9011)

  • Paul John Brilliance - Another Solid Indian

    By MaltActivist on 21st Dec 20142014-12-21T07:58:00

    88

    Paul John are the newest players to come out of India with some solid single malt offerings (after Amrut of course!). They've been in the industry longer than that, though. Since 1992 they have been p… read more

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  • Distillers's Reserve - Hakushu distiller's reserve

    By cloudscraper on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T23:39:00

    78

    A very good light flavoured whisky but a bit coarse - it definitely needs some water to bring out the depth of flavours present, nevertheless the finish is brilliant. This example does not seem to have… read more

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  • Glenlivet Alpha - Mystery Unraveled

    By MaltActivist on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T17:58:00

    87

    Glenlivet decided to play a little game with us whisky noobs last year. It released a whisky with absolutely no information. Nothing on the type of cask. Nothing on the age. Also it released only 3500 … read more

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  • Glenlivet Alpha - Mystery Unraveled

    By MaltActivist on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T17:52:00

    87

    Glenlivet decided to play a little game with us whisky noobs last year. It released a whisky with absolutely no information. Nothing on the type of cask. Nothing on the age. Also it released only 3500 … read more

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  • Glenfarclas 18 year old - Simply Smooth

    By arulkl on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T15:13:00

    86

    Got a few bottles of this. Cracked open a bottle this evening. Sweet caramels on the first taste. Although it's only 43% it seemed it was a higher ABV - levels off with a little water. Does have some … read more

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  • Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014 - Sweet Islay Goodness

    By MaltActivist on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T12:05:00

    93

    I have mentioned this in my previous reviews that after sipping my first Kilchoman I vowed never to touch it. I can't say which one it was because I've genuinely forgotten. Let's just say my brain decided… read more

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  • Arran Machrie Moor Third Edition - Sour candy whisky

    By Pierre_W on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T06:34:00

    80

    Arran distillery is the only distillery on the Isle of Arran. It was founded in 1994 by Harold Currie and was officially opened in 1995. Most of the production goes into single malt whisky; however a … read more

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  • Port Charlotte PC 11 Heavily Peated - Jet Fuel

    By MaltActivist on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T06:15:00

    89

    I'm a huge fan of the Port Charlotte series from Bruichladdich. It is the brainchild of the legendary Master Distiller Jim Mcewan and is an experiment in cask exploration. Port Charlotte sits in between… read more

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  • Balvenie 17 Year old Sherry Oak - Bloody Gorgeous

    By MaltActivist on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T04:23:00

    93

    This particular expression has a special place in my heart for a number of reasons. It was my first serious purchase of a single malt. I remember looking at it sitting on the shelf at my duty free and … read more

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  • Balvenie 17 Year old Sherry Oak - Bloody Gorgeous

    By MaltActivist on 20th Dec 20142014-12-20T04:12:00

    93

    This particular expression has a special place in my heart for a number of reasons. It was my first serious purchase of a single malt. I remember looking at it sitting on the shelf at my duty free and … read more

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