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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 … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #11 Jura Boutique Barrels 1995 56.5%

This is a bottling from the small-batch single cask serie done by Isle of Jura distillery. This particular one has been matured in an ex-bourbon cask. Let’s see how it tastes. Nose – salt, spice, chinese five spice, sugary grapefruit 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. … Continue reading

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Whisky review #48 Bruichladdich Octomore 5

Producer’s comments   Character   This strong, handsome and well-endowed warrior jumps out of the glass and burns with the passion and fire that reflects Islay’s characteristics. The warm, smoky sweetness, the power of the swelling Atlantic Ocean, the passion … Continue reading

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Whiskyreview #13 Mackmyra special05 happy hunting 47.2%

Mackmyra Special # 5 “Happy Hunting” Country: Sweden The color: Golden straw Bottled around autumn, 2010, this is the 5th special release from the small swedish whisky distillery, Mackmyra. This malt has been matured in, brace yourself, casks that once … Continue reading

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