Tag Archive: Islay

Apr 02

Whisky Review: Johnnie Walker Black Label

Whisky Review: Johnnie Walker Black Label, 12 year old, Blended Scotch Whisky Up next on this brief series, we have another of those ubiquitous Johnnie Walker whiskies found almost everywhere, the Johnnie Walker Black Label, a 12-year old blended scotch that, for many, represents an initial foray into the world of “peated” whiskies. Whereas the …

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Mar 31

The Johnnie Walker Red Label – Whisky Review

The Johnnie Walker Red Label – a review of one of the world’s iconic blended scotch whiskies! Alright, after my brief Rye Whiskey diversion, it is time to get back to the Closet Clean Out! Over the next few posts I will be going through the bottles of Johnnie Walker that I have left from our …

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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 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 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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