Whisky Tasting Notes

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Arran Whisky Tasting

By | April 4th, 2009|Whisky Tasting Notes|

1) Arran - Robert Burns 250 Commemorate Anniversary Bourbon Cask (6000 Bottles), 43% Single Malt 2) Arran 12 yo, 46% Single Malt Built as new distillery in 1995 3) Arran  55.3%  Sherry cask #88 (513 Bottles) 1998/2008 brown sugar, xmas fruit plums 4) Arran NAS Medeira 50% Ltd Edition (5760 Bottles) Single Malt Bourbon Cask [...]

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Douglas Laing tasting with Bob Kyle

By | April 1st, 2009|Art of Consumption, Whisky Tasting Notes|

In Victoria, BC, March 28, 2009 Star rating indicates what I liked the best. 1) Littlemill 16 yo malt cask (distillery no longer exists) Nose: lightly peated, sweet fruity nose, candied banana, orange Taste: soda, oily, salty, light mouth feel Finish: pepper ending Rate: 3 stars 2) Dufftown 12 yo Provence Nose: sour mash, malt, grassy, [...]

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Art & Scotch in Seattle

By | March 22nd, 2009|Art of Consumption, Whisky Tasting Notes|

We returned safely from Seattle, Washington. What was the purpose? The 16th Annual Single Malt Scotch Whisky Extravaganza co-hosted by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Added benefit? The Seattle Art Museum! Trying to find a single malt or whisky that I haven’t had before is starting to get a little difficult. This is not for a [...]

VSMC Whisky Tasting Notes

By | March 15th, 2009|Whisky Tasting Notes|

29 yo Port Ellen, 55.3 Colour: Gold Nose: Spicey, licorise, peat, fruit Taste: Coal Tar, Sea Salt, Soda, Woody, barley sugar, bourbon barrel Finish: Oily with Pepper ending Points: 84 pts Octomore/Bruicladdich 5 yo, 63.5 p131pp Notes: Melted plastic, oil paint, dettol, turpentine, peat, dirt, swimming hole, cinnamon love hearts, peppermint, barn yard, dry ash, [...]

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What I tasted at the Victoria Whisky Festival

By | January 26th, 2009|Art of Consumption, Whisky Tasting Notes|

Springbank Tasting with Peter Currie: Hazelburn 8 Sprinbank 10 Springbank 15 Springbank Vintage 1996 Longrow CV Longrow Gaja Barolo Springbank Modera Finish Woodford Reserve Masterclass with Chris Morris: Makers Mark Woodford Reserve Buffalo Trace Kentuky Straight Bourbon Sweet Mash Gentlemen Jack JD Tennessee. Since enjoying the Masterclass with Chris Morris the Master Distiller of Woodford [...]

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