Category Archives: Highland notes

#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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#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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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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#AnCnocPa Twitter tasting of AnCnoc new Peter Arkle version

A special AnCnoc this one. Fully matured in Fino sherry casks, as to the usual combo of sherry and bourbon cask. It has no age statement as far as I know. So let us start! Nose: Rich honeyed, burnt sugar … Continue reading

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#Islay #whisky tasting with Whisky Import Nederland

Last Friday I attended an Islay whisky tasting hosted by Hans Bol. This event was organised by my “house” liquor store DH17Slijterij. In total I tasted 7 Islay whisky’s of which I took two with me home and at the … Continue reading

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Highlands Tasting Whiskyclub Bergen op Zoom

The second official tasting organised by my own Whiskyclub. This time the spotlights were focused on the Highlands (not including the Speyside and the Islands). The line-up consisted of the following 7 whiskies (glasses used: Glencairn). Gordon&Macphail Distillery Range Balblair … Continue reading

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Master class with David Stirk

Last Friday I went to a Master class hosted by David Stirk (owner Creative whisky company) in my home town Zierikzee organised by The World of Drinks. I was already warned that it would be very entertaining with more jokes … Continue reading

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