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Whisky Review #312 Aberlour A’bunadh Batch #50 59.6%

  Bottled in 2014. On the nose: much more what you expect from an Aberlour, compared to batch # 19. Floral sherry with hints of dark chocolate, hazelnuts and raisins. Fruity tea, Coca-Cola, freshly ground coffee and a touch of … Continue reading

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Beer in whisk(e)y casks, Part 6 – Ægir

So Ægir brewery and Mackmyra distillery has been doing some cask swapping lately (see Mackmyra Ægir’s Bior) and I like that. It’s always fun when brewers and distillers do something different from time to time. Gævle ‘Wee Heavy Barrel’ is … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #2 Ardbeg Galileo 49%

This is a celebration of Ardbeg experimenting with the effect that zero graivity would have on maturation of whisky in space, or something like that. A vatting of bourbon matured and marsala matured whisky (1999-2012). A very much loved and … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #2 Ardbeg Galileo 49%

This is a celebration of Ardbeg experimenting with the effect that zero graivity would have on maturation of whisky in space, or something like that. A vatting of bourbon matured and marsala matured whisky (1999-2012). A very much loved and … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #10 Mcafee’s Benchmark 40%

An 80proof kentucky straight bourbon distilled at Buffalo Trace distillery. Not a big bourbon drinker but I’m gonna have a go at it anyways. Nose, honey, cotton candy, plums and maplesyrup on pancakes. Quite prominent note of red overripe apples. And … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #4 Longrow 10yo ’100 proof’ 57%

A peated malt from the Springbank distillery in Campbeltown. So, the nose, allthough this is a peated malt, I struggle to find any peat on the nose. What i do find though is a BIG salty note. This is almost like … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #12 Bruichladdich PEAT 46%

This is a vatting of unpeated Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte and Octomore spirits. Nose, big creamy cheddar cheese(I always get that when nosing laddies). Sweet peatsmoke. Very fresh and straight to the point. Salt and buttery notes. BBQ chips and sweet oakyness, seaweed. … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #3 Bruichladdich ‘The Organic’ 46%

Craft whisky made from organic barley. Nose, big vanilla, green apples, subtle sour peat, cheap milkchocolate (the kind you find in advents calendars) and herbs.. i think oregano is the one. There’s oak and a slighty smoked cheddar cheese note. … Continue reading

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