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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Adelphi Glenborrodale 8 Batch #3

One of the things that come up when people talk to me about whisky is blends. Now I’ve gone on, and on, and potentially on, about it each time I’ve reviewed one. The quick version? All blends aren’t bad, it’s just that there’s more and more grain whisky being dumped in there and that takes […]

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