Clynelish 18 1997 Archives

Thanks to WhiskyFan2112 for this sample. We’re continuing on at the tasting. At this point, I’ve taken many water and bread breaks. Perhaps tasted some good, flavourful baked goods and then more palate-cleansing moments. I’m looking at a Clynelish. Specifically Clynelish 18 1997 Archives. I’m… debating this. It’s an ex-bourbon cask Clynelish. Which some people love, […]

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Balmenach 12 2004 Cadenhead Single Cask

Thanks to /u/Scotchguyto for sharing this dram. I’m at a tasting. Pretty nice one. There’s a palate opener. I’ve already reviewed it. We’re good. And then we dive right in. Up first we had Balmenach 12 2004 Cadenhead Single Cask, an ex-bourbon 12-year-old cask strength single cask from the constantly used for blends Balmenach. Which is too bad, […]

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J.P. Wiser's NHL Alumni Whisky Series

I was able to try each of these through the Toronto Whisky Society, which was given the chance to try them by Wiser’s themselves. Special commemorative editions of things, especially mashups of two different fandoms, are always something to question before buying: Why are you buying it? For the Wiser’s Alumni Whisky Series, you could tell […]

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Teeling 12 Collinstown Collection

Let’s be honest: When someone talks about Irish whiskey, they typically speak of a lower end, everyday drink that is smooth though typically doesn’t break the mould. That’s mostly because the industry has taken a hit over the last century. English trade embargos, the Coffey still, American prohibition, and even Canadian’s calling uncut, poisonous whisky […]

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