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%):…

Travellers Distillery (Belize)

Belize Travellers Distillery produces some of the better rums in the Spanish style if you ask me. I’ve already introduced the distillery and reviewed a few bottlings of the 2005 batch here, which were all very solid. I’d describe the typical profile of the distillery as rum’s version of Bourbon and if you’ve ever tried a…

Advent Calendar 2017 Blind Tasting Part III

We continue with the third part of the Advent Calendar Blind Tasting. For completeness, here’s the overview of the other parts. Advent Calendar 2017 Blind Tasting Part I (Door 1-6) Advent Calendar 2017 Blind Tasting Part II (Door 7-12) Advent Calendar 2017 Blind Tasting Part III (Door 13-18) Advent Calendar 2017 Blind Tasting Part IV…

Whiskybroker W.I.R.D. 2000 16YO

May the 4th be with you! Another Rockley/ Blackrock style rum from Barbados’ West Indies Rum Distillery (W.I.R.D.). Distilled in June 2000, it comes from the same batch as the Duncan Taylor W.I.R.D. 2000 15YO but got to age for another year. It is the Whiskybroker W.I.R.D. 2000 16YO. The Bottling This bottling is part of…

Whiskybroker Diamond Distillery 2004 12YO

Dear reader, I am pleased to welcome you back to Single Cask Rum! Today’s bottling has been quite the sensation when in it came out in December last year. Marking Whiskybroker’s tentative steps in the rum scene, it was a real success as it has been sold out within a couple of weeks, after which the first […]