Wednesday, November 16, the night of the Gordon & MacPhail Tweet Tasting everyone was looking forward to. This night me and several others got the chance to try five new Gordon & MacPhail expressions.
For over one hundred and twenty years Gordon & MacPhail has been very careful matched spirits with oak.
Woods Navy Rum
A fantastic Twitter tasting run through of Woods, the individual blends that make the rum, some geeky chat and of course some Rococo Chocolates,these delicious chocolates will further enhance our tasting experience. And I love chocolate.
Now, I had some rum before, but this was a tasting I was looking forward to. particularly, the percentage of one, 92.9% We received a warning that water was needed …
An evening of whiskey, you can’t Hyde anymore. Hyde is a presidential quality Irish whiskey, celebrating the inaugural appointment of Ireland’s very first president Douglas Hyde & the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922.
Each Hyde bottle carries an unique bottle identification & batch number allowing it to be traced right back to its original wooden cask & fill date.
The Glenlivet has unveiled a mysterious single malt, The Glenlivet Cipher. This single malt has no cask information or tasting notes. This is going to be a challenge.
Presented in a fantastic black box, Cipher came along with The Glenlivet Founder’s reserve, the 12 yr old and the 15 yr old. Just like the big brother bottle, the small Cipher has also the great opaque black look and just look at the black whiskyglass.
“Did you know that your nose could pick up 35.000 different smells and aroma’s?”
“But don’t worry, you only need to choose six”
A range of whisky I’ve tasted a while ago, but never had the time to publish. Let me introduce to you, the fantastic 4.
Ardmore distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery. The distillery is owned and operated by Beam Suntory, an American subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan.
Unfortunately 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.
A special twitter tasting of Royal Salute, the ultimate luxury Scotch whisky, produced by Chivas Brothers.
We used the hashtag #RoyalsaluteTT this evening.
November 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.