Tag: Duncan Taylor

Banff 35 year-old, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare

How about another review of a rare whisky from another closed distillery, like maybe a Banff 35 year-old whisky bottled by Duncan Taylor as part of their Rarest of the Rare range, a collection of cask strength single cask whiskies from distilleries which no longer exist! This is a bottle I bought back in 2013, opened …

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Another Big NTSS Single Malt Whisky Event!

  So all of the Usual Suspects, and then some, met a week ago Friday evening for another Whisky Bash, er, um, Tasting. This time, we had a theme! You see, at the previous Trinity Hall tasting in August, a small group of us stuck around and had an extra dram. In the midst of …

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Whisky Review: Black Bull 40 yo, Batch 3

  As the story goes, the idea for Black Bull blended Scotch whisky came to George Willsher, a Dundee grocer, in 1864. Grocers in Scotland commonly also sold spirits, and frequently created their own blended whiskies for sale (Dewar’s, Johnnie Walker are two well-known whiskies that started in the same way!) George Willsher’s vision was …

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