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Macduff 40 yo 1968 / 2008 Duncan Taylor #8547 45.5% vs Deanston 23 yo 1967 / 1991 Signatory #1785 55.4%

Macduff 40 yo 1968 / 2008 Duncan Taylor #8547 45.5% Very soft, gentle profile full of wood nuances. loads of warming dessert spices, gentle hints of worn leather, caramel, pastry … Continue reading

August 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Highland Park 22 yo Cadenhead 80 proof vs Highland Park 14 yo 1978 / 1993 Cadenhead 55.2%

Highland Park 22 yo Cadenhead 80 proof Joy in a glass. A multi layered Highland Park that balances deep phenols with a litheness of being. So a deep oozing phenolic … Continue reading

August 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dailuaine 31 yo 1966 / 1997 Cadenhead 57.1% vs Dailuaine 22 yo 1973 / 1996 Rare Malts 60.92%

  Dailuaine 31 yo 1966 / 1997 Cadenhead 57.1% An amazing nose. Multi hued and deep, vivacious and conversational. Complex overtones of a genuine old sherry butt, but clearly not … Continue reading

August 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Brora 1972 / 1996 Gordon & Macphail Connoisseurs Choice 40% vs Brora 24 yo 1977 / 2001 Rare Malts 56.1% vs Brora 19 yo 1982 / 2001 Chieftains #1189/1192 46%

Brora 1972 / 1996 Gordon & Macphail Connoisseurs Choice 40% Even diluted the power of Brora comes though with a stately magnificence. Monolithic peat, clean farmy notes. Hot tar, oozing … Continue reading

August 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Clynelish 12 yo for Whiskyteca Edward & Edward long cap 56.9% vs Clynelish 12 yo for Whiskyteca Edward & Edward bicolour 56.9%

A lazy sunday afternoon revisit of: Clynelish 12 yo for Whiskyteca Edward & Edward long cap 56.9% As austere and phenolic as ever. Cold air, dried heather, tree moss, brittle … Continue reading

August 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Talisker 30 yo 1953 Gordon & Macphail 40% vs Talisker 1957 Gordon & Macphail 53.5%

Talisker 30 yo 1953 Gordon & Macphail 40% Surprisingly rather smoky and peaty despite its 30 years. Dry crumbled peat dust, and smoke coaxed from a fire of dried branches. … Continue reading

August 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Brodgar (Highland Park) 17 yo 1978 The Whisky Connoisseur 56.8% vs Highland Park 16 yo 1974 / 1991 Signatory #7137 57%

Brodgar (Highland Park) 17 yo 1978 The Whisky Connoisseur 56.8% Never know what to expect. Wet earth and light sappy smoke as if from burnt grass, withered weeds and branches. … Continue reading

August 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Ardbeg 29 yo 1967 / 1996 Kingsbury #923 52% vs Ardbeg 28 yo 1967 / 1995 Signatory #574 dark oloroso 53.2%

Ardbeg 29 yo 1967 / 1996 Kingsbury #923 52% This is a thick soup of flavour. Bags of richness next to mountains of smoking peat. Dry and tannic, and frankly … Continue reading

August 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rosebank 21 yo The Whisky Exchange 48% vs Rosebank 25 61.4%

Rosebank 21 yo The Whisky Exchange 48% A fresh and light sort of Rosebank from the later years. Sweet and gently malty, rolling in rock candy, vanilla pods, barley sugar … Continue reading

August 5, 2020 · Leave a comment
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