Review: Aberfeldy 16 yr

This is a whisky I would recommend to everyone. Especially to those who never had a drop of whisky or says to dislike whisky. Not that long ago, someone told me out of the blue, she didn’t like whisky, at all! I know, its unbelievable, how and why, questions remained unanswered.

I just can’t imagine, that someone doesn’t like this spirit for it’s lovely. Aberfeldy for example is a golden dram that suits everyone, just give it some time, air and love. I am convinced that she and others would love it …

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 1984

Caol Ila Distillery 1984, a 33 year old single malt scotch whisky from Islay. This beautiful whisky was distilled on Monday, December 11 1984 and bottled on Tuesday, July 3 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a refill sherry hogshead. The outturn of the Caol Ila Distillery 1984 release is 216 bottles.

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Aberfeldy 1993

Aberfeldy Distillery 1993, a 25 year old single malt whisky from the Scottish Highlands. This beautiful whisky was distilled on Sunday, 6 June 1993 and bottled on Thursday, 21 June 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a first fill sherry puncheon. The outturn of the Aberfeldy Distillery 1993 release is 444 bottles.

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Tomatin release the newest edition of the warehouse 6 collection, the 1975

Tomatin, the award-winning Highland distillery has announced the release of its third expression of the acclaimed Warehouse 6 Collection; 1975.

Distilled on 8th December 1975, this precious spirit has been gently maturing for the past 43 years in Warehouse 6, laid low on antique wooden rails above cool earthen floor and stacked single level, in a traditional dunnage warehouse.  Nestled in a quiet corner of the distillery, Warehouse 6 houses the distillery’s most treasured casks. At Tomatin’s very core, Warehouse 6, is a truly special place.

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Pulteney Distillery 1998

Pulteney Distillery 1998, a 19 year old single malt whisky from the Scottish Highlands. This beautiful whisky was distilled on Wednesday, 26 august 1998 and bottled on Thursday, 21 June 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a first fill bourbon barrel.The outturn of the Pulteney Distillery 1998 release is  192 bottles.

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Angels’ Nectar Whisky Caching returns

Angels’ Nectar Whisky Caching returns for the 20th Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.

Similar to geo-caching, but with whisky, a trail of Angels’ Nectar Whisky Caches will be hidden across Speyside during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. Guests will be able to find the whisky filled caches via a series of clues after registering for the event via the Spirit of Speyside web site. The first to find each Angels’ Nectar Whisky Cache will be rewarded with a 200ml bottles of Angels’ Nectar Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, perfect for sharing.

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail MacDuff Distillery 1997

MacDuff Distillery 1997, a 20 year old single malt whisky from the Scottish Highlands. This beautiful whisky was distilled on Friday, 26 September 1997 and bottled on Thursday, 21 June 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a refill Sherry Hogshead and you can feel it! The outturn of the MacDuff Distillery 1997 release is  207 bottles.

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Benromach starts 2019 in style with two rare and aged vintage expressions

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of two Heritage expressions, Benromach Heritage 1977, an exclusive 41-year-old single cask vintage (49.6% abv) and Benromach Heritage 1972, a rare 46-year-old single cask vintage (55.7% abv).

Matured in single Refill American Hogsheads, these sought-after expressions are both available for worldwide sale from 21st February 2019. Benromach Heritage 1977 offers a smooth dram with hints of spice, while Benromach Heritage 1972 is brimming with exotic fruit flavours leading to an ashy smoke finish.’

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Seducing Valentine’s day Cocktails

Valentine’s day is just around the corner. Are you ready to surprise the person you love or admire with a special cocktail? Cupid whispered a few suggestions into my ear that could help you making a decision for there is a cocktail for every occasion.

Valentine’s Day is a day on which lovers give each other extra attention, for example with sweet chocolate gifts, flowers, cards or aphrodisiac whisky cocktails.

I’m calling all men and women to grab the most beautiful glass they own (carefully) to fill it with love, whisky and butterflies.

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Review: Arran 18 yr

In the past I tried a couple of Arran’s whisky range. Their high reputation was the top reason I was really looking forward to the 18 yr old. The Arran 18 yr is a lovely single malt scotch whisky produced in the Scottish island of Arran.

This time, I tried a whisky that was matured on the best ex-sherry casks and ex-bourbon casks, what gives it a very complex taste. I also had a chocolate heart of gold ready for that extra adventurous bite.

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