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Macallan 10 Year Old Sherry Oak

Sherrybaby Macallan 10 Year Old Sherry Oak

For my taste this was too much of sherrybomb, I guess in movie talk: Sherrybaby.Nose: Fruity toffee with a big influence of sherry.Taste: Dried fruits and sherry wood.Finish: Spicy lasting finish but for…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 076

Port Askaig 12 Year Old

Burn After Reading the label Port Askaig 12 Year Old

I'm not completely sure but I think that Port Askaig is one of the generally not so recognized and "founded" whisky. It has been left in the shadows of the Islay's big players. It kinda reminds me of the…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 187

Macallan 12 Year Old Elegancia

Sideways of taste Macallan 12 Year Old Elegancia

I think that the Elegancia of Macallan is a nice addition for whisky drinkers, who love wine. Unfortunately I don't. Still this whisky managed to captivate me at some levels. Though it kinda got sideways…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 078

Speyburn 10 Year Old

The Lemon Drop Kid of Speyburn Speyburn 10 Year Old

At one point Speyburn 10 years was the second cheapest single malt (after GlenParker) in Finnish liquor stores. It is generally liked when compared to its low price. I guess you can call it the cost…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 071

Sheep Dip Blended Malt

Bee Season is here Sheep Dip Blended Malt

Sheep Dip was an insesticide used to delouse sheep prior to sheering. When farmers decided to make some "home made" whisky without the intention to pay taxes, they'd hide it in barrels marked SD. So…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 072

Bunnahabhain Darach Ur Batch 1

One of The Odd Couple Bunnahabhain Darach Ur Batch 1

Coming from Islay, this is one of the odd couple. It's unlike Islay. The New Oak (=Darach Ur) is there but it didn't feel unusually strong for my senses. All in all, this is a good whisky. Especially the…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 181

Mackmyra First Edition

The Seventh Seal coming true Mackmyra First Edition

The first release of Swedish single malt from Mackmyra. I had heard lots of good things about it and I was keen on taking my first taste of a Swede in the whisk(e)y business. For my disappointment Mac…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 069

Nikka Black Special

Rush Hour whiskey Nikka Black Special

Nikka Black Special is a Coffey grain whiskey and it has been in the market since 1965. For me it was an everyday easily drinkable dram. That's why I decided to call it a Rush Hour whiskey. And just like…

@RantavahtiBy @Rantavahti8 years ago 0 271