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#100! Glen Marnoch 28 – The Best Whisky I’ve Had This Year…and it’s from Aldi

Review #100 – Glen Marnoch 28 Year Old 96/100 The time has come for me to do my 100th review, I was looking for something special to mark this milestone and I have found it.  I had a few bottles lined up to choose from, most of which were fantastic, some bottles costing over £100… Continue reading #100! Glen Marnoch 28 – The Best Whisky I’ve Had This Year…and it’s from Aldi

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#74 SMWS After The Rain 36.102 – A Nice Refill Ex-Bourbon Cask Aged Benrinnes

Review #74 – SMWS After The Rain 36.102 82/100 A nice single cask ex-bourbon refill bottled at 12 years old and 1 of 228 bottles, this particular example takes a little dilution to be fully appreciated, the aromas and flavours are delicate, yet complex and plentiful. Poured into a Glencairn, the Benrinnes is the colour… Continue reading #74 SMWS After The Rain 36.102 – A Nice Refill Ex-Bourbon Cask Aged Benrinnes

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#71 Glen Moray 23 Year Old (Cadenheads) – A Full Term Sauternes Single Cask From the Gods

Review #71 – William Cadenheads Glen Moray 23 YO Full Term Sauternes Cask 95/100 I have been so excited to crack this bottle open, and between all of the bad weather we’ve been having in Liverpool we managed to get a clear night and enjoyed this bottle with some good food and cigars around an… Continue reading #71 Glen Moray 23 Year Old (Cadenheads) – A Full Term Sauternes Single Cask From the Gods

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#54 Stronachie 12 Year Old – A Nice Commemoration to the Lost Distillery

Review #54 – Stronachie 12 Year Old 75/100 Stronachie distillery is now nothing more than a than a few small ruins.  This particular bottle of whisky is made in commemoration to the distillery and has no relation to the long-lost distillery other than its name, however, the people at A. D. Rattray had a bottle… Continue reading #54 Stronachie 12 Year Old – A Nice Commemoration to the Lost Distillery

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#28 Malt of the Earth Strathisla 9YO – A Single Cask Expression on the Lighter End of the Spectrum

Review #28 Malt of the Earth Strathisla 9YO 80/100 While I love heavily peated Islay malts, sherry bombs and Japanese whiskies, it seems that over the past few years they have pretty much taken all of the limelight.  Consumers worldwide have increased the demand for whiskies with very bold flavours, often leaving the lighter, more… Continue reading #28 Malt of the Earth Strathisla 9YO – A Single Cask Expression on the Lighter End of the Spectrum