I recently read, on that blue social networking site, the following comment: ‘There are other malts out there than just Port Ellen, you know!?. True, but that does not detract from the feast every time… read more
I prevously praised the Coal Ila and Bowmore that were released by Belgian bottler QV.ID, but this was the first release by Koen: a 28 Year Old Port Ellen.
Initially, the nose is very sweet with a lot… read more
Douglas Laing, the independent bottler founded in 1949, has already released quite a few Port Ellen in their Old Malt Cask range. Each time, they bottle at the – according to them – ideal drinking str… read more
This Port Ellen ‘spring’ bottling by McGibbon’s, under their Provenance label, has a full golden color. Sherry cask, maybe?
The nose starts off creamy and lush. Typical oysters with salt and seaweeds are… read more
PE3 is the third Port Ellen in the Elements-range. It differs from the PE1 and PE2 in the sense that this is from a bourbon cask. Hence the straw color. It is also a lot more expensive (retail was 215 … read more
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