Tag Archive: blended malt

Mar 15

Blue Hanger 7th Edition – Blended Malt Whisky

The Blue Hanger 7th Edition – Blended Malt Scotch Whisky The Blue Hanger 7th Edition is a blended malt whisky from venerable Berry Bros & Rudd. The 7th Edition Release came out in 2013 and was a US-only release. As a blended malt, or what used to be called a vatted malt, the Blue Hanger 7th …

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Oct 18

Compass Box Flaming Heart 15th Anniversary Edition

So, I will try to keep the preamble short for this one! As I mentioned in the previous post, when I went to the Compass Box tasting at Trinity Hall, my hope was that Marius would offer one of the more recent, limited edition releases, and he did, and then some! If you’re one of …

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Oct 17

Compass Box – Enlightenment

Let’s continue our Compass Box reviews from the tasting in October at Trinity Hall. In the second of this series I am going to bypass the actual second and third whiskies we tasted, the Oak Cross and The Lost Blend because I reviewed them both previously this past March I and don’t think I need to return to them …

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Dec 27

Review: Nikka 17 yo Taketsuru Pure Malt Whisky

Perhaps Japan is not the first place you think of when you think of whisky, but if you aren’t aware, Japan has become quite the master of the malt-making science. And I, like so many other whisky fans, have really learned to appreciate many of the whiskies coming out of Asia – some of which …

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Mar 03

Whisky Review – Compass Box, The Spice Tree

The Spice Tree; the whisky that was, then wasn’t, then was again! The story of The Spice Tree whisky has been told many times, but just in case it is new to you, here is a quick overview: It started as an experiment in maturation. Compass Box placed new French oak “inner staves” into a …

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