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About gjr71

Whisky enthousiast, working for a auditing firm. Loves Whisky, Wine, Music and a good meal.

Ardbeg Auriverdes

I know it is a bit late for reviewing this release as there are a lot of reviews online already, but I don’t want to keep my ramblings about this new yearly Ardbeg Day Release private, so here we go. … Continue reading

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#Whisky Experience by World of Drinks Zierikzee

This post is more about the experience then giving you tastings notes, so don’t expect long notes…. ;-) . My hometown liquor store is organising whisky tastings in a different form. It is named “whiskyexperience”. A very informal tasting. About … Continue reading

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Kilkerran W.i.p. 5 Sherry Wood 2013

To continue my Campbeltown mood after last Friday’s Campbeltown tasting (which included the W.i.p. 3 (no notes)) at my whisky club, I thought to give it a go with one of the latest releases. The Work In Progress yearly releases … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1997 heavily peated times 2

The restart of my blog after quite some silence. No better way to be challenged by a friend (Jeroen van Gaalen) to compare my Bunnahabhain against his… Wait that is nothing new… well in this case the fun part is … Continue reading

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Mortlach 2002 Cask Sample cask 5604

As stated this is a cask sample derived from a cask which I partly own. The Mortlach is distilled 21 may 2002 and is maturing in a hogshead. The sample I have (thanks to co-owners from TheCasQueteers) is from January … Continue reading

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#Balblair Twitter Tasting

Yesterday I got involved in a Balblair twitter tasting organised by Lukasz (Alembic Communications ltd) for the Balblair whisky company. Balblair is in the Netherlands a brand that isn’t that common, mostly due to an importer who doesn’t market this … Continue reading

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#BushmillsMB Flash Mob Tasting

A while ago, Johanne came with an idea to try a flash mob tasting which would take place on Saint Patricks Day (today) and off course it would have to be a review of an Irish whiskey.  As you might … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie Ealanta

The new 2013 edition within the Private Edition Range and in this range the fourth edition. After the great Artein in 2012, this one is “ a rare limited edition, aged in the finest virgin oak casks, made from slow growth … Continue reading

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Littlemill Cask samples cask 32 and 34 1990

The first time I ever did get the opportunity to taste cask samples of a closed distiller before anyone else. These two samples are subject to a tasting for the Casqueteers tomorrow. During that tasting there will be decided if … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1986 for The Casqueteers

It has been a while since there was a new review published. Due to several circumstances I had a lack of inspiration for writing some reviews. Mind you I didn’t stop tasting whisky at all. I will be starting my … Continue reading

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