Tag Archive: Cask Strength

Mar 23

Glenmorangie and Ardbeg Tasting with Dr Bill Lumsden

Trinity Hall Special Event:  A Glenmorangie and Ardbeg Tasting with Dr Bill Lumsden Our good friend Marius Donnelly at Trinity Hall continues to spoil us with great events! This time Marius went all-in, hosting a fantastic whisky tasting of the Glenmorangie and Ardbeg whiskies – and presented by two very special guests: Dr Bill Lumsden, …

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Mar 07

NWC: “Everything but the Kitchen Sink!”

Newcomers Whisky Club: “Everything but the Kitchen Sink!” Tasting   I’ve referenced in a couple of the recent posts that our Newcomers Whisky Club had a big blowout tasting event in February which was, sadly, my last hurrah leading this great group! The underlying motivation for this bash was our impending move to Spain. As I am …

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Mar 06

Ben Nevis 17 yr _ Cadenhead’s Small Batch

Today we’re looking at a Ben Nevis 17 year old release from the Cadenhead Small Batch series. These Cadenhead bottlings began showing up in Texas about three years ago and, so far, my experience with their selections have been extremely positive.   The term Small Batch, as used by Cadenhead, means that no more than a …

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Apr 15

Glen Mhor 1978, Scott’s Selection

Today’s review is of a whisky from the now-closed Glen Mhor Distillery, the youngest of three distilleries that operated in the town of Inverness – Glen Albyn (1844) and Millburn (1807), being the other two – for nearly 200 years before all three were closed in the 1980’s and the industry disappeared from the area.   …

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Mar 30

St. Magdalene 10 yr – Cadenheads

So let’s get back to whisky reviews by sampling a very rare whisky from another (sadly) closed distillery with a review of a St. Magdalene 10 year-old bottled by Cadenhead’s. Distilled in December 1982, just before the distillery was closed forever, this whisky was bottled in 1993 and released at cask strength at a rather huge …

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