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Hazelburn 8 Year Old

Winner of Robbie's Night Hazelburn 8 Year Old

Ok, I have read each of the three previous reviews of this bottle. Based on the descriptions I either experienced an 'off' bottle that was off in a wonderful way, or Hazelburn has done a tremendous job…

@Pudge72By @Pudge727 years ago 0 386

Bushmills Black Bush

Happy Birthday Jean-Luc! :) Bushmills Black Bush

As noted in the '5000' discussion thread, Connosr's own Jean-Luc celebrates his birthday today (or yesterday depending on what part of the world you are in). This review was finalized during a celebra…

@Pudge72By @Pudge729 years ago 0 384

Strathisla 12 Year Old (flat bottle)

Time to Open Up... Strathisla 12 Year Old (flat bottle)

This bottle was acquired sooner than later as the LCBO in Ontario has now marked this as 'discontinued' in its' inventory offerings. The distillery itself is slightly mysterious, in part due to the lack…

@Pudge72By @Pudge729 years ago 0 279

Highland Park 18 Year Old

Touring Scotland in a Glass Highland Park 18 Year Old

My opportunity to sample this wonderful dram came about through a conversation with my friend who I have been chatting with about whisky for the past couple of months. I had previously introduced him to…

@Pudge72By @Pudge729 years ago 0 592

Auchentoshan 12 Year Old

A Cheaper Keeper! Auchentoshan 12 Year Old

I have been interested in picking up this bottle for quite some time as I had read many positive reviews of the bottling. It also represents a great value in Ontario @ Can$45, which is actually cheaper…

@Pudge72By @Pudge729 years ago 0 1185

Glenlivet 12 Year Old

Battle of the "Gateway Glens" Glenlivet 12 Year Old

I have previously reviewed Glenfiddich 12 yo and, in the pursuit of a comparison between what seem to be widely regarded as the two primary "gateway" drams, I purchased a 50 mL sample bottle of Glenlivet…

@Pudge72By @Pudge729 years ago 0 067

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

First Bottle purchased Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

As I am entering the realm of SMSW's gingerly, this first purchase is of a 1/2 bottle (375 ml) of the widely available (in Ontario at least) Glenfiddich 12 y.o. Two reasons for this. First, a very acc…

@Pudge72By @Pudge729 years ago 0 173