Tag: scotch whisky

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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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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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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