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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 @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 080

Caol Ila Moch

Mild introduction to Islay Caol Ila Moch

Caol Ila Moch (43%, OB 2010)Nose: fresh and youngish. Mildly smoky with a sweet, candied profile. Lemon zest and lemon pie. Ginger lemonade. Hints of lemongrass. Coastal notes as well. Pleasantly harm…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 082

Nikka from the Barrel

Unblendy blend Nikka from the Barrel

Nikka From the Barrel is a blend of grain whisky from Miyagikyo and malt whisky from Yoichi. Three more Japanese whiskies to go in this little series.Nikka ‘From the barrel’ (51,4%, OB 2010, 50cl)Nose…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 680

Nikka Pure Malt White

Pure soap (white) Nikka Pure Malt White

Nikka Pure Malt White is our final review in the Japanese series. As a matter of fact, it’s not entirely Japanese. Pure Malt White is a blend of peated Nikka whisky and Scotch Islay whisky (probably Coal…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 170

Nikka from the Barrel

The Nikka blend Nikka from the Barrel

Nikka From the Barrel is a blend of grain whisky from Miyagikyo and malt whisky from Yoichi. Three more Japanese whiskies to go in this little series.Nikka ‘From the barrel’ (51,4%, OB 2010, 50cl)Nose…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 081

Coleburn 1979 21 Year Old

Despite its reputation... Coleburn 1979 21 Year Old

Pretty funny to read opinions on this Coleburn 1979 in the Rare Malts series. Everyone seems to think it’s not particularly good, but still most say it’s the best Coleburn ever bottled…Coleburn distil…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 087

Glen Ord 30 Year Old

Slightly stubborn Glen Ord 30 Year Old

A couple of months (or years?) ago, Diageo dumped some of its premium whisky stock on the market. Suddenly € 600 bottles were available for € 200. One of them was this Glen Ord 30 years old, a limited…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 087

Glenfarclas Quarter Cask 1987

Nicely smoky sherry Glenfarclas Quarter Cask 1987

Quarter casks are small casks originally used to transport whisky on horseback. Nowadays it’s mostly associated with the Laphroaig expression. As these casks are smaller (around 125 litres), the whisky…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 084

Karuizawa 1991 single cask 3318

Volcanic Karuizawa Karuizawa 1991 single cask 3318

One of the youngest Karuizawa we’ve tried so far, a 1991 released in 2007. Back then, Number One Drinks had just started the import and the distillery was still building up recognition. This bottling won…

@WhiskyNotesBy @WhiskyNotes11 years ago 0 086