Isle of Arran Distillers Tweet Tasting

Screen Shot 2015-05-01 at 6.28.08 PMUnfortunately I wasn’t able to join the others in the “Isle of Arran Distillers Tweet Tasting”. But promised to blog about my findings though.

The tasting was the 22nd of April. From a distance I followed the fellow nippers
And not much later I have written my own findings.

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An Evening with the Blenders at the Scotch Whisky Experience

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Last night, Wednesday 29th April 2015, the Scotch Whisky Experience hosted their annual ‘An Evening with the Blenders’ event. A panel of master blenders from around the world were in attendance, fresh from judging the International Spirits Challenge. At £25 … Continue reading

Meet Odin!

Screen Shot 2015-04-19 at 8.08.09 PMOdin, God of the Norwegian mythology in a bottle. This is the fourth and thereby final whisky in the Valhalla series of Highland Park.

And a sneaky one this whisky is. I had a small sample of this beauty, hidden away. It seems I’m getting old, it took ages to find Odin!. But this story ends well, found him!

Hmm, when the Vikings went into battle went, they called in the help of Odin, the mystery god, I should known, love the vikings.

 

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Cù Bòcan, the Virgin Oak Edition

Screen Shot 2015-03-29 at 11.07.19 AMI couldn’t wait to have a go with this one. In the past I was very enthusiastic about another Cù Bòcan beauty.

Curiosity is a natural inquisitive behavior, a natural urge for exploration and research. Can you imagine the feeling? The feeling of falling in love over and over again? In love with whisky. What a great feeling that is, the feeling for adventure. It’s like digging up a treasure, underneath the feet, it’s a way of life. And for me? A whiskylove way of life.

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Meet Jack Daniels – Old No 7 – The Black Label

Let’s talk about Jack Daniels. I’ve had a glass of the liquid, a long, long time ago. And what I remember is that I didn’t liked it, not at all. It’s a mix whiskey, that is what I thought. Mix the whiskey with cola, or use it just for cocktails.  So, the thing is … I received a sample somewhere in December. That triggered me to try to drink it again. Experience Jack again and perhaps my thoughts would change, it can’t hurt.

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Lagavulin 16 yr, an elegant beauty

I found a tasting note, one from the Lagavulin 16yr old … a lovely whisky that was (is). What I remember is that this 16yr old is one that is so elegant you should dress to impress this beauty. Unfortunately I wasn’t dressed for the drinking occasion at the time, but enjoyed it with classic style ..

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