Rare Port Charlotte “Neach-Dàna”

imageExcited as always, when I’m asked to try something “new”. This time it was a surprising whisky from Dx3, a group of friends, Marcel, Gert & Sjon. But what, or better who are they that you ask.

Well, making a long story short. Dx3 is a group of 3 Dutch Whisky Enthusiasts, and very enthusiastic I might add.

The whisky I received from Dx3 is a private bottling Port Charlotte from Bruichladdich. I have read a story, about their adventure, what started at the Bruichladdich Distilley, Islay in 2003. That is over 10 years ago.

 

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Appealing Teeling, The Spirit of Dublin

Teeling Single Malt WhiskeyUnfortunately I missed the Twitter Tasting of Teeling Whiskey, a while back. I found this very unfortunate, because I was really looking forward to this evening.
But I made a catch up in this. Introducing myself the new Teeling Irish Single Malt Whiskey, non chill filtered, 46%.

Since 1782 the Teeling family have been crafting Irish Whiskey. The Teelings are renowned for their vision in doing things differently and their Whiskeys embody this entrepreneurial spirit. Teeling Whiskey has a unique portfolio of Irish Whiskey unlike any other Irish whiskey brand.

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The Gin(ny) and The One!

Lakes TTNovember 26th. This was the night for the Twitter tasting from Lakes Distillery. Everyone could follow, or can dive ( when they can’t stand the curiosity into history of this evening using #LakesDistillery.

On this cold evening, me and few other selected whisky enthusiasts were thrilled to be part of something magical. The magic of Gin & The One of Lakes Distillery.

 

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Part 1: William James “Bill” Murray, My Hero!

Part 1.

Bill Murray has been one of my favorite actors since ….. for ever.  I can’t really explain why, but for some reason Bill has some magnetic field around him that pulls me right to him. Admitting that I haven’t seen every movie he has a role in, I’m curious about the man who pops up at occasions, everywhere, like a hero, on weddings, ice-cream shops, etcetera. Continue reading

Meet Ger Buckley, Master Cooper

Ger Buckley B&WRecently I had the privilege to ask Ger Buckley, Master Cooper of Midleton Distillery some “serious” questions. I’ve met him during my stay at The Whiskey Academy in Ireland.

When you’re ever in the opportunity to shake this man’s hand with the opportunity to have a little chat, do it! Do not hesitate, just go for it. An amazing man, with amazing stories and an amazing strength.

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Tyrconnell 10 Year Madeira, oeh la la

This Tyrconnell 10 Year Madeira is just magnifique. That’s the first word that came to mind after the first shiver in my nose. This one sample that I had in my possession, wasn’t enough. That means I need more, much more. Now I’ve got a need for more. But have to settle with the sample for this moment. Enough whisky in the world or should I say whiskey to explore.

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