Bowmore & Bunnahabhain

Both of todays distilleries typically count towards the “lightly peated” Islay Whiskies but also that seems to vary. At least with Bunnahabhain I’ve also had a heavily peated Whisky once. I think I know both distilleries quite well and do like them but don’t really have a favorite or think that one of them is…

Time for Whisky again – mixed casks

It’s time for Whisky again (for the rest of the month I think) and given our habit of doing comparisons we shall be doing at least pairs from a few distilleries as much as possible. Today however, we will have a completely mixed bag with a focus on different cask types With Whisky it’s apparently…

No theme – rums at random

We have no theme this time, just a random list of rums I have tried recently. Cause sometimes we just aren’t in the mood to do cross-tastings. Or the rums didn’t fit in anywhere else. Or we didn’t have any suitable partners. Or we were just lazy. Or we didn’t find the time to do it…

Diamond 2004 (Enmore)

This is a batch that has been released en masse lately. The very first release that I remember was the Whiskybroker 2004 12YO, where we already learned about the mark: “MDXC”. While I still don’t know what this is referring to, I am 99% sure that the last C indicated coloured, since we’ve got coloured…

Whisky: Blair Athol & Highland Park

Quite some Whisky samples have amassed again over time so I thought it is Whiskytime again, at least from time to time. I will do small groupings of a few distilleries to have comparisons as much as possible. Today we shall start with Blair Athol and Highland Park. Whiskybroker Blair Athol 1997 21YO (Highlands, 53,5%):…

More Worthy Parks

It is time for a bunch of Worthy Parks again. A few official bottlings reached me recently but before we discuss them let’s catch up on some of the IBs. Lately, more and more Worthy Parks are hitting the shelves and why the differences in quality are tremendous at times, there’s something many of them…