Tag: scotch whisky

Whisky Review: Ardbeg Corryvreckan

  Ardbeg. Go ahead, say that out loud a couple of times…..Ardbeg….Ardbeg….. Ardbeg is a name that just conjures up images of a rugged, remote and ancient Scottish whisky distillery….unless you’re confused and think this is “National Talk Like a Pirate Day”.…Arrrrrrd, Beg! Oh, nevermind!┬á ­čśë Anyway, for the many fans of powerful Islay single …

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Whisky Review: Aberfeldy 21 year-old Single Malt

Aberfeldy 21 year-old single malt whisky is from the distillery of the same name, located┬áin, funnily enough, the town of┬áAberfeldy, Perthshire, in the southern Highlands. The Aberfeldy Distillery was established in 1896 and construction was completed two years later. Started by John and Tommy Dewar, the distillery was built specifically to produce single malt for …

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Whisky Review – Compass Box Orangerie

I have to let Compass Box provide a description of Orangerie because I am not sure I could do it justice! From their marketing material: “Orangerie is made from smooth, sweet Scotch whisky infused with the hand-zested peel of Navalino oranges and subtle accents of Indonesia cassia bark and Sri Lankan cloves.” Wow! How could …

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Whisky Review – Compass Box, The Spice Tree

The Spice Tree; the whisky that was, then wasn’t, then was again! The story of The Spice Tree whisky has been told many times, but just in case it is new to you, here is a quick overview: It started as an experiment in maturation. Compass Box placed new French oak “inner staves” into a …

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