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Glenrothes 25 Year Old

Elegant and characteristic Glenrothes 25 Year Old

The Glenrothes 25 years old is a limited expression originally destined for travel retail but as often it also appeared in regular stores. Although the yield was quite low, bottles are still found here…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes8 years ago 0 087

Bruichladdich Comus 5 Year old 4.2

Contradictory marriage Bruichladdich Comus 5 Year old 4.2

Comus was the son of Bacchus, God of wine. This latest version of Octomore was matured in bourbon oak with a finish in French oak casks that held Sauternes dessert wine from Chateau d’Yquem. It contains…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes8 years ago 0 088

Bn1 Elements of Islay

Uncommon common Islay Bn1 Elements of Islay

This is the first Bunnahabhain in the Elements of Islay series. It’s a peated version from an otherwise unpeated Islay distillery.Nose: peated, no doubt. Rather deep smoke with a hint of rubber. Very…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes8 years ago 0 085

Octomore 167 'The Beast'

The furry beast Octomore 167 'The Beast'

Octomore 5 yo 04.1 (62,5%, OB 2010, 167 ppm, 15.000 btl.)Nose: the new one is hotter and sharper than the first release. I wouldn’t say it seems peatier, on the contrary, the sharpness blocks some aromas…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes8 years ago 0 084

Mackin Shackleton Replica

A journey to the Antartic Mackin Shackleton Replica

By now you all know the story: explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew took a few cases of Mackinlay’s whisky to the Antartic in the 1900’s. The bottles have recently been recovered from the ice and were…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes8 years ago 0 086

Blanton's Original

Dry and spicy Blanton's Original

Back in 1984, Blanton’s was the world’s first single barrel bourbon. It means every batch will be slightly different and each of the characteristic bottles bears a bottling date, barrel number and war…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes9 years ago 0 080

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Underrated Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Glenfiddich 12 years old is the entry malt, easily found in supermarkets around the globe and one of the most popular single malts.I had this several times before I seriously got interested in whisky.…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes9 years ago 0 174