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Apr 02

Whisky Review: Johnnie Walker Black Label

Whisky Review: Johnnie Walker Black Label, 12 year old, Blended Scotch Whisky Up next on this brief series, we have another of those ubiquitous Johnnie Walker whiskies found almost everywhere, the Johnnie Walker Black Label, a 12-year old blended scotch that, for many, represents an initial foray into the world of “peated” whiskies. Whereas the …

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Mar 31

The Johnnie Walker Red Label – Whisky Review

The Johnnie Walker Red Label – a review of one of the world’s iconic blended scotch whiskies! Alright, after my brief Rye Whiskey diversion, it is time to get back to the Closet Clean Out! Over the next few posts I will be going through the bottles of Johnnie Walker that I have left from our …

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Mar 12

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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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 their 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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Apr 15

Glen Mhor 1978, Scott’s Selection

Today’s review is of a whisky from the now-closed Glen Mhor Distillery, the youngest of three distilleries that operated in the town of Inverness – Glen Albyn (1844) and Millburn (1807), being the other two – for nearly 200 years before all three were closed in the 1980’s and the industry disappeared from the area.   …

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