Tag: malt whisky

Whisky Review: the Ledaig 10 yo

On a blustery, chilly day like today, pouring a glass of peated whisky, closing your eyes and letting the imagination run wild, you can almost feel yourself on a remote part of some windswept island in the Hebrides. Well, you can if you have an overly vivid imagination and, perhaps, may have read one too many …

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Whisky review: Cardhu 12

Cardhu 12 year old, a Speyside Staple Continuing with my closet clean-out project, here we have the Cardhu 12 year old, a Speyside whisky from the Cardhu Distillery, another workhorse in the Diageo stable. Most of the Cardhu production is destined for various blends, including the Johnnie Walker line, so there aren’t a ton of …

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Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary Edition

Whisky Review: The Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary Edition   Ok, this is a review I am very late in writing up, but it is one that I’ve been so eager to talk about! Wait, eager to talk about a Glenfiddich, you ask? I know, I know. sometimes the idea of a Glenfiddich whisky doesn’t necessarily cause you …

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Irish Whiskey Tasting at Trinity Hall

Irish Whiskey Tasting at Trinity Hall! Once again, the first Tuesday of the month meant that there was a whisky tasting at my favorite Irish Pub in Dallas…..Trinity Hall! And as no real great surprise for an Irish Pub in March with the rapidly approaching to St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the focus was on Irish …

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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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