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About gjr71

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

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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Dailuaine 1983 Archives range

Most of the whisky lovers are familiar with the whiskybase site to keep track of your whisky collection. Since some time the guys behind the site also run a shop situated in Rotterdam and releasing whisky under their own label. … Continue reading

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Maltstock Weekend 2012

This time not so much a whisky review of a dram, but a review of a whisky event. Last weekend it was Maltstock Time. For me the first time I visited this event so I was very curious about what … Continue reading

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