Whisky reviews (9885)

  • Angel's Envy Port Barrel Finish - What's the Point?

    By jerryclyde on 28th Aug 20152015-08-28T20:53:00

    84

    After spending several months over this bottle I am still puzzled as to my final judgment. Undoubtedly, this was a quality bourbon to begin with and I am uncertain what was actually gained by finishing… read more

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  • Lagavulin 16 Year old - A most desirable dram

    By conorrob on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T20:28:00

    90

    Nose- Crisp cherry makes an appearance with the smokey whisperings of an old oak fire. Palate- Can't get away from those cherries, along with warm treacle and maybe a hint of molasses. Sweet and soft,… read more

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  • Nikka Miyagikyou NAS - Bang for buck...

    By hunggar on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T18:08:00

    83

    These NAS Yoichis and Miyagikyos are the only remnants of Nikka’s once extensive portfolio. And even they aren’t going to stay the same. The only releases for the foreseeable future from Nikka will be … read more

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  • Speyside Royal Choice - Marmalade

    By markjedi1 on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T07:08:00

    85

    Do you really think the Royal Family selected this whisky from the warehouses of the Speyside Distillery? I do not think so. It is a combination of the oldest sherry casks they still had (which can be up… read more

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  • Speyside Spey Chairman's Choice - Rotting Oranges

    By markjedi1 on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T07:08:00

    78

    Did you know that the Speyside Distillery is owned, since 2012, by Harvey’s from Edinburgh? Just a tidbit of knowledge for your next whisky quiz. The president of the board may well have made this sel… read more

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  • Speyside Spey 18 Year Old - Fruit Salad

    By markjedi1 on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T07:07:00

    83

    The 18 year old whisky from the Speyside Distillery, simply Spey 18, matured on fresh sherry casks and was bottled at a drinking strength of 46%. Only 1.500 bottles were launched. I am told it is very … read more

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  • Speyside Spey Tenné - Strawberry Liqueur

    By markjedi1 on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T07:06:00

    74

    The Tenné from the Speyside Distillery is een Speyside (doh!) whisky that first matured for 8 years on ex-bourbon casks before receiving a 6 month finish is port cask, which explains its salmon pink color… read more

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  • Speyside Spey 12 Year Old - Barley and Yeast

    By markjedi1 on 26th Aug 20152015-08-26T07:05:00

    80

    Speyside Distillery – a distillery with an uninspired name in the region with the same name – was founded in 1962, but it took until 1990 before the first spirit flowed from the stills. For a long time… read more

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  • Laphroaig 25 Years 2014 - What a Great Day

    By MaltActivist on 25th Aug 20152015-08-25T11:52:00

    94

    I think I will always remember this day. It was my last day on Islay, having gone there for the Islay Festival, and I was just headed back after a fair amount of festivities at the Ardbeg open day. As… read more

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  • Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - Big Man, Small Batch

    By talexander on 24th Aug 20152015-08-24T23:29:00

    89

    Here's Batch 2015-01, the first batch of this year. Booker's is calling it "Big Man, Small Batch." It's been matured for 7 years, 2 months and 16 days (well that's being specific). Let's try it next to… read more

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