Tag Archive: Single Cask

Mar 30

RYE ME? or the North Texas Spirits Society Rye Extravaganza

RYE ME? or the North Texas Spirits Society Rye Tasting Extravaganza! This past Sunday the NTSS met at our usual haunt for another exceptional event! And on this auspicious occasion, our focus was on Rye Whiskies – American or Canadian – and it turned out to be an exceptional tasting session! As per our stringent and …

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Mar 09

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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Mar 03

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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Mar 03

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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Apr 27

Banff 35 year-old, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare

How about another review of a rare whisky from another closed distillery, like maybe a Banff 35 year-old whisky bottled by Duncan Taylor as part of theirĀ Rarest of the Rare range, a collection of cask strength single cask whiskies from distilleries which no longer exist! This is a bottle I bought back in 2013, opened …

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