Tag: Whisky Review

NWC November Meeting – What The L

I know, I know, I know…..November is long gone, so why post this now? Well, primarily for club housekeeping and to ensure that I keep the club documents up to date! Hey, it’s my website, so I can make up the rules as I go, right?!   Anyway, at the final Newcomers Whisky club meeting of …

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Balblair 1978 Vintage

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am really trying to make a dent in the sample accumulation cluttering my desk and while sifting through the various small bottles I came across the remaining half of a sample of the Balblair 1978 Vintage sent to me by my friend, Mike K over at Diving for Pearls. Mike …

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McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt Whiskey, Batch W13-02

  As you can see from this picture, my desk is starting to be overrun by whisky bottles and whisky samples destined for review…. and my wife is becoming concerned! So, I need to start working my way through some of these and get some reviews posted, if, for no other reason, than just to …

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Whisky Review: Talisker Port Ruighe

First released in 2013, the Talisker Port Ruighe release followed the Talisker Storm that came out in early 2013 and preceded the subsequent Dark Storm. According to the available official information, Port Ruighe is a combination of whiskey matured in American and European oak ex-bourbon and ex-sherry refill casks, some of which are heavily charred. …

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Whisky Review – Compass Box The Peat Monster

The Peat Monster is one of the Compass Box Signature Range whiskies. As the name implies, this is a peat-focused dram….and the peatiest whisky in the Compass Box Signature Range. Peat Monster is a 100% Blended Malt whisky composed of heavily peated whiskies distilled on Islay – Laphroaig and Caol Ila; whisky from the Isle …

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