Tag Archive: Bruichladdich

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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Mar 28

Risky Whisky Business! Another birthday!

  I know I’ve been doing a series of reviews of rather exciting, rare, unique whiskies, and I plan to continue with those, but first I need to pause for a minute and give a (not so) quick update about the celebration we had for Greg’s birthday this past Saturday. Perhaps some of you recall my …

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Feb 07

NWC January Meeting – Age is Just a Number

Age is Just a Number was the theme for our January Newcomers Whisky Club meeting. The “Age” topic and the selection of whiskies was intended to be an exploration of No Age Statement whiskies (NAS), and to discuss some of the impacts the rising NAS trend has on the producers and the consumers. Without question, we …

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Jan 13

Bruichladdich Port Charlotte, The Peat Project

Today’s review is of the Bruichladdich Port Charlotte, The Peat Project, a multi-vintage NAS release peated to approximately 40 ppm and matured in American Oak. A 2012 release, this is bottled at an abv of 46%, is unchillfiltered and has no e150a caramel coloring added.   According to the Bruichladdich storyline, this whisky was intended …

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Sep 14

Newcomers Whisky – September: Berry Bros & Rudd whiskies

  Is there a better way to wrap up a long, hot, humid summer than with a Newcomers Whisky Club meeting? I think not! And especially if you have a special treat in store! The theme for the evening was Baseball Whisky Been Berry, Berry Good to Me! (an obvious and very blatant co-opting of the …

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