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Talisker Skye

Talisker Light Talisker Skye

Just like the Port Ruighe, this Skye is another NAS bottling by Talisker. It is clearly an entry level malt, judging by the price tag. It is also a bit younger than the standard 10 Year Old. This Tali…

@markjedi1By @markjedi14 hours ago 1 082

Talisker 1957 Sherry Cask

Matthew effect Talisker 1957 Sherry Cask

Talisker is a great whisky and to be honest, when my buddy told me he had a bottle of Talisker 1957, I turned green with envy. But I should have known better. When he next visited me, my friend had…

@markjedi1By @markjedi14 hours ago 2 092

Talisker Port Ruighe

Strawberry Yoghurt Talisker Port Ruighe

When the NAS-hype arrived a couple of years ago, Talisker was one of the first to launch one next to their classic 10 year old. Now, that does not neccessarily have to be a bad thing. The Talisker Storm…

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Talisker 2005 Distillers Edition

Orange Peel Talisker 2005 Distillers Edition

The Distillers Editions from Diageo are fairly popular. The appear approximately on a yearly basis and it always concerns a classic from their stables that is double matured. In this case a Talisker that…

@markjedi1By @markjedi14 hours ago 0 086

Glen Moray Chardonnay Cask Mellowed

Darn Glen Moray Chardonnay Cask Mellowed

This Glen Moray still enjoys an age statement, i.e. 10 years. It got a finish on Chardonnay wine casks. That particular grape can be found all over the world, but primarily in Burgundy, France. I was…

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Glen Moray Port Cask Finish

Mon Chérie Glen Moray Port Cask Finish

Glen Moray is in hands of the French group La Martiniquaise (previously it belonged to Glenmorangie PLC). Their flagship is the Glen Moray Classic, but there are also quite some finishes, like this one…

@markjedi1By @markjedi14 days ago 0 081

Oban Little Bay

Little Bay Oban Little Bay

Oban is Gaelic for little bay, the name of this NAS-release that first appeared at the end of 2015. It matured on three types of casks (European sherry casks, refill casks with new oak heads and refill…

@markjedi1By @markjedi17 days ago 1 082

Oban 2001 Distiller's Edition

Montilla Oban 2001 Distiller's Edition

The Distiller’s Edition, which appears yearly, is a series of single malts from Diageo that got a second maturation on a special cask. In the case of this Oban, it was a Montilla Fino Sherry cask. Mon…

@markjedi1By @markjedi17 days ago 2 083

Oban 14 Year Old

Sea Oban 14 Year Old

It had been quite a few years since I last tried the Oban 14 Year Old. Unwarranted neglect, I might add, for every time I try it, I quite like it.The nose has a malty heart with honey and citrus fruit…

@markjedi1By @markjedi17 days ago 2 081

Connemara Distillers Edition Peated / Gift Pack

Harmonious Connemara Distillers Edition Peated / Gift Pack

In 2016 the Connemara Distillers Edition was first released, at a drinking strength of 43% (as opposed to 40% for the standard versions). It is surprisingly dark, so I guess more than just a few sherry…

@markjedi1By @markjedi111 days ago 1 183