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Glenallachie 12 Year Old

The "other" Mr. Walker? Glenallachie 12 Year Old

Glenallachie was relaunched by the famous Billy Walker back in 2017-2018. Walker gained international acclaim for the work he did with the Glendronach and BenRiach brands. Glenallachie's flagship 12 year…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound yesterday 4 386

Glen Scotia Victoriana

Mature Beyond Its (unknown) Years Glen Scotia Victoriana

Glen Scotia is “the other Campbeltown” distillery. Most people know the Springbank distillery which sells whisky under the Springbank, Longrow, and Hazeburn brands, as well as the Glengyle distillery…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound4 days ago 6 388

Glenfiddich Winter Storm

Glen Peller? Glenfiddich Winter Storm

This is a 21 Year Old single malt that was finished in French Oak icewine casks, rumoured to be from Peller Estates. Malt Master Brian Kinsman believed that an older whisky was needed to stand up to the…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound8 days ago 2 189

Aberlour A'bunadh

Something Wicked This Way Comes Aberlour A'bunadh

A'Bunadh needs no introduction. I've reviewed Batch 53 and Batch 58, and I'm sure I'll review more batches. I've liked pretty much every Aberlour offering I've ever tasted so, spoiler alert, it's unli…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound20 days ago 3 686

Arran Robert Burns Single Malt

A Man's A Man For a'That Arran Robert Burns Single Malt

According to their website, Arran is the only whisky company authorized by the World Burns Federation to produce a whisky with the Ploughman Poet's name on it. Arran have the authorisation to use Bur…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound20 days ago 5 284

Kirkwall Bay Orkney Single Malt

Viking....skin tone? Kirkwall Bay Orkney Single Malt

I'm behind on my sample reviews, so I'm trying to catch up. This is a blind sample which is always more fun since my preconceptions and biases are taken out of the equation.This sample comes to me cou…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound23 days ago 3 482

Kilchoman Sanaig

Impressive Kilchoman Sanaig

Kilchoman is the youngest operational distillery on Islay (for now). My experience with their offerings isn’t extensive but I’ve liked everything I’ve tried from them. Sanaig is rumoured to be 70-80% ex…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound29 days ago 6 889

Bowmore 12 Year Old

Interesting....but could be outstanding Bowmore 12 Year Old

Standard Bowmore releases seem to get no love from the whisky connoisseur community. Sure, older bottlings from the 1960s and 1970s are sought after, as are Bowmore offerings from Independent Bottlers…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound about one month ago 3 586

Forty Creek Founder's Reserve

A Fitting Tribute? Forty Creek Founder's Reserve

This whisky was released in 2016 to honour Forty Creek founder John K Hall. Through a series of odd, yet perfectly legal, events, this bottle came into my possession at very little cost. Hurray for me…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound about one month ago 2 285

Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve

Only in Canada Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve

Forty Creek claims this is "A bold whisky with intense spicy flavours resulting from higher degrees of aging in new oak. Truly meant for savouring, this unique, delectable blend is bottled at a higher…

@OdysseusUnboundBy @OdysseusUnbound about one month ago 2 182