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Why I don’t write tasting notes and to contradict that, here’s some tasting notes!

Generally I don’t post tasting notes on whisky. The reason is that, first, there are lots of other people doing it already. Second, no two tasting notes ever sound the same. You could get a whole set of tasting notes … Continue reading

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Glenlivet Alpha

Glenlivet have been making a bit of noise in the last couple of days with the release of their new expression named “Alpha”. Presented in a matte black bottle it’s totally devoid of any other information, including age statements, production … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Ardbog

New stuff from Ardbeg. Just in time for 2014 Feis Ile festival. Pretty convenient huh? This years special bottling is called Ardbog. It’s a 10 year old whisky. Part of it matured in ex-Bourbon barrels (first fill I presume) and … Continue reading

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Talisker Storm

It’s been a while since we had a new release from Talisker. This is the first of a couple we’ll probably be seeing this year. Described as smokier and spicier than any previous Talisker release but still reflecting the nature … Continue reading

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New Ardbeg Release: Galileo

After a few rumours it seems that the new Ardbeg expression Galileo has been confirmed by the Dutch wing of LVMH the parent company that owns Ardbeg. In October 2011 Ardbeg became the first whisky to be shot into space … Continue reading

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