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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Caol Ila 12 2006 North Star

Everything about Caol Ila, on paper, without trying their whisky spells disaster. It’s massive amounts of whisky pumped out industrially owned by a large company. And yet… dammit if I don’t really enjoy their whisky. So I guess I gotta stop judging books by covers and all that. Oh, how my life would be different. […]

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Laphroaig 20 1996 Adelphi

Thanks to /u/xile_ for pouring me this dram. How do you end an epic tasting that includes good steak, beef bacon, sausages, and staring into the abyss? Why with a Laphroaig of course! Laphroaig 20 1996 Adelphi is to round out the tasting. And since it’s from Adelphi, I’m lucky that they listed the alcohol the information is […]

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