Tag: malt whisky

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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Linkwood 15 year old – AD Rattray Cask Collection

Next up, a review of another AD Rattray bottling. This time we have a Linkwood 15 year old, and it also comes from their Cask Collection series. This Linkwood 15 year old was distilled 2.04.1998 and bottled on 20.05.2013. It was matured in Hogshead Cask No. 5088 and produced 287 bottles.   The Linkwood distillery …

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Review: The Glenlivet 34 yr – ADR Rattray

  In my continuing whisky closet clean-out efforts, here are my notes on a bottle of Glenlivet 34 yr produced by AD Rattray. Released as part of their Cask Collection, this particular bottling was distilled 29.06.1977 and bottled 19.03.2012. It was matured in Bourbon Cask No. 13173, with a total out-turn of 171 bottles. As …

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NWC September – The Whiskies of Johnnie Walker

I honestly can’t believe it took the Newcomers Whisky Club over four years to finally conduct a tasting of The Whiskies of Johnnie Walker! For some of the most well-known, truly ubiquitous whiskies in the world, for us to have waited this long is probably some sort of whisky heresy! But all is now right in the …

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NWC July 2016 Meeting – Glenmorangie

Ok, still in catch up mode! Here is the menu from our July meeting when we sampled whiskies from The Glenmorangie Distillery. Our “theme” for the evening was The Finish Line, and the objective was to explore the impacts of finishing maturation. For this purpose, Glenmorangie is the perfect choice, offering a wonderful set of whiskies to do …

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