Tag: Springbank

Risky Whisky Business! Another birthday!

  I know I’ve been doing a series of reviews of rather exciting, rare, unique whiskies, and I plan to continue with those, but first I need to pause for a minute and give a (not so) quick update about the celebration we had for Greg’s birthday this past Saturday. Perhaps some of you recall my …

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Springbank 20 year-old, Duncan Taylor

I hinted in my previous Springbank review about an upcoming review of another special Springbank whisky, so you probably aren’t surprised that …. here it is!  This is a bottle from the Duncan Taylor Single Series, a release of a Springbank 20 year-old whisky that was distilled in December 1993 and bottled March 2014. This …

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Springbank 39 year-old, Chieftain’s

How about another review of a rather rare, very old, and quite special whisky?  Well, no need to twist my arm! Today I’ve got a review of a Chieftain’s Springbank 39 year-old whisky. Distilled in October 1968 and bottled January 2008, this whisky was matured in a Hogshead, Cask No. 1542, with a total out-turn …

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Another Big NTSS Single Malt Whisky Event!

  So all of the Usual Suspects, and then some, met a week ago Friday evening for another Whisky Bash, er, um, Tasting. This time, we had a theme! You see, at the previous Trinity Hall tasting in August, a small group of us stuck around and had an extra dram. In the midst of …

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A dangerous combination – Whisky Friends and Birthday Celebrations!!

  In so many ways, finding friends who share a passion for the exploration and enjoyment of good whiskies is wonderful. Sharing new bottles, dissecting, evaluating and discussing the pluses and minuses of certain whiskies, or comparing past batches with the most recent release, is a lot of fun. But…….there are certain pitfalls that go along …

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