Aberlour seems to make a periodic appearance on this blog, primarily due to its accessibility and availability at Duty Free and at other sources. Whisky drinkers in Singapore also tend to gravitate towards Aberlour due to its mellow, yet rich and complex character and clever use of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry whiskies. But more often than […]
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We whisky drinkers can be a funny bunch. While we are fully aware that the whiskies from Islay are predominantly peaty and smoky, we tend to fixate on these two characteristics and sometimes it is to the detriment of the distilleries which do not display these two characteristics as overtly as their counterparts. Bunnahabhain would […]
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Linkwood is a distillery which is fairly well-known by whisky drinkers and blenders alike, primarily due to its vibrant and accommodating nature. Blenders in particular love it due to its combination of fresh, fruity, green and grassy flavours along with a surprisingly powerful mouthfeel. In this sense, it provides the best of both worlds. The […]
Read more "Whisky Review #76: Linkwood double header – Maltbarn 16 Years Old vs Cadenhead 26 Years Old"
And so we’ve hit another checkpoint on the road to the 100th review on this blog, with this being the 75th standalone whisky review since it all began back in late January 2015. As such, I decided that it was probably fitting to have a rather memorable whisky to remember this review by. Springbank has […]
Read more "Whisky Review #75: Springbank 1968 35 Years Old (Bottled by Chieftain’s)"