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Brora 37 yo 2016 Special Release 48.6% vs Brora 37 yo 2015 Special Release 50.4%

Brora 38 yo 1977 / 2016 Special Release 48.6% Early 70s Broras are known to be peated powerhouses more so than late period Broras, but this is a 1977, and … Continue reading

July 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Been off travelling, some good drinks too. 50s and 60s Bowmore, 60s Laphroaig, 60s Ardbeg, 60s Highland Park, 1972 Brora

Visiting some friends, and drinking some great old bottles. A pictorial record:     Bowmore 1957 / 1990 Moon Import 40% Such elegance and nervous poise. I think of another … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Berlin 2018: Dalmore 35 yo 1965 Big Market, Glen Mhor 34 yo 1966 OMC, Fettercairn 30 yo 1972 #2895, Fettercairn 29 yo 1973 #1966, Glencadam 38yo 1974 The Admiral’s Cask, Port Ellen 26yo 1983 Thosop, Glen Ord 1975 Prenzlow, Brora 37 yo 2015  Special Release, Glen Grant 33 yo 1965 Big Market, Tamdhu 9 yo 1984 Big Market, Macallan 12 yo 1990 Big Market, Inverleven 21yo 1966 Cadenhead, Glentauchers 20yo 1965 Cadenhead, Port Ellen 24 yo 1978 2nd Release

So it was Limburg weekend just a fortnight ago. Those who follow the various Whisky groups on social media would know it was a wonderfully frenetic weekend of excess that … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Brora 40 yo 1972 59.1% for 13th March, a very special day

Wow would you look at the date. It’s been a busy and eventful couple of weeks, but today’s tasting is to mark a very special occasion. My family becomes four. … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Brora 21 yo 1981/2003 Signatory #1422 vs Brora 24 yo 1972 Connoisseurs Choice 40%

Boxing Day Brora? Brora 21 yo 1981/2003 Signatory Un-Chillfiltered Collection #1422 46%  Nose: Note this is a completely different style from early 70s Brora, this one is unpeated and much … Continue reading

December 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Clynelish 28 yo 1965/1993 Signatory #666 50.7% vs Clynelish 23 yo 1965/1989 Cadenhead 51.7%

I’ve been itching to do 1965 Clynelish (ie old Clynelish, the one that was renamed Brora) head to head, unfortunately it is not easy to find these old ones. Ideally … Continue reading

December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Clynelish 24 yo 1965/1989 Cadenhead yellow label vs Brora 24 yo 1977/2001 Rare Malts

Someone told me I don’t do enough modern whisky, someone else told me I don’t do enough old whisky. It’s hard to please people! But Clynelish and Brora are such … Continue reading

December 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brora 3rd Edition 2004 vs Brora 22 yo 1972 Rare Malts vs Clynelish 12 yo Ainslie & Heilbron Edward & Edward

I don’t think an introduction is needed. This is Clynelish – until 1968 when it closed in favour of the new distillery, a modernized copy of the older, opened under … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brora 1981 23 yo ‘Unfiltered’ by La Maison Du Whisky cask no. 05/593

THE original Clynelish, till 1968 when an expansion next-door was completed. This new distillery became the Clynelish we know today, and the old distillery became known as Brora. Interestingly the … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment
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