Bruichladdich Octomore 08.2

Thanks to /u/throzen for pouring a sample of this for me. A long time ago (by whisky standards, not by, you know, adult standards), the Island known as Islay (which means Island in Gaelic, thus being redundant) decided they needed to know who was the peatiest whisky. Some of the distilleries ignored this call to […]

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Teeling 21 Vintage Reserve – Silver Bottling & Teeling 26 1987 Gold Reserve

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for the sample of Teeling 21. Teeling was established recently. Very recently. And is currently running their three stills quite hard, using innovative casks, and overall being impressive. However, the question most usually have is this: “How in the heck do they have older releases?” They source their whisky. That’s really the only answer. […]

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BenRiach 16 Sauternes

Thanks to /u/throzen for the sample. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: My bias should be known by everyone who reads my reviews. And if you know nothing more from this review, you should know two of my current biases: 1) I feel Sauternes casks should only be used for long periods of time […]

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