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Ledaig 9 Year Old 2010 for MMM

Salty Sweet Ledaig 9 Year Old 2010 for MMM

The fourth and last single cask release in the Galaxy Series from MMM - Mark & Manny's Malts - is agan a peaty whisky. This will not surprise you. Winter is coming and this will be very welcome. Imanuel…

@markjedi1By @markjedi17 days ago 1 087

Kilchoman Red Wine Matured

Red Fruit Kilchoman Red Wine Matured

This special edition from Kilchoman has matured on red wine casks from the Douro region in Portugal, best known for its port wines. It is the first time that Kilchoman used this type of cask for matur…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 086

Kilchoman 2012 Red Wine Cask Sample

Douro Kilchoman 2012 Red Wine Cask Sample

At a nice Kilchoman tasting back in May 2017, James Wills brought a cask sample at cask strength from a Kilchoman that was maturing on a red wine cask. It was some sort of avant-premiere of the Kilchoman…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 087

Kilchoman Vintage 2009 / 8 Year Old

Clean Kilchoman Vintage 2009 / 8 Year Old

In May 2017 I had the good fortune to taste a cask strength sample from one of the casks that was to become part of this new Kilchoman 2009 Vintage Release. After several months in the marrying tun, the…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 084

Kilchoman 2009 Vintage Cask Sample

Ship’s Rope Kilchoman 2009 Vintage Cask Sample

I took part in a lovely Kilchoman tasting led by the always funny James Wills, son of Kilchoman founder Anthony. He had brought a little something special for the occasion: a cask sample from a cask that…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 1 287

Ben Nevis 18 Year Old 1999 Brachadair

Cherries Ben Nevis 18 Year Old 1999 Brachadair

I was pleasantly surprised with the two new releases by Belgian bottler Brachadair, who previously treated us to some great single casks: Arran, Braeval, Clynelish, Laphroaig, Linkwood and Mortlach. His…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 3 288

Littlemill 20 Year Old 1992 Archives

Legendary Littlemill 20 Year Old 1992 Archives

Ah, Littlemill, always fun. It is also one of the few distilleries of which you can be absolutely sure that the bottles will rise in value. Stocks are still being bottled, but they sell so fast that you…

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Littlemill 22 Year Old 1990 Berry's

Orange Blossom Littlemill 22 Year Old 1990 Berry's

Littlemill recently released a new official 27 Year Old. It was dubbed Private Cellar Edition and comes in a beautiful chest with a miniature and a piece of stave. Pricetag: £2.250. Now, even though the…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 084

Glenkinchie 1992 / Distillers Edition

More than Okay Glenkinchie 1992 / Distillers Edition

The yearly Distillers Edition from Diageo is a speciale release of their malts, in which the whisky has been double matured. For Glenkinchie, this was a maturation on bourbon casks, before a second…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 079

Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

Reputation Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

It had already been 8 years since I last tried the Glenkinchie 12. That may seems like a very long time (well, it is…), but that has everything to do with the fact that this malt does not have a very…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 073