Category Archives: Island 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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#dramset4 Highland Park Thor (Valhalla Collection)

I was searching for an opportunity to taste this one for quite a while and I almost gave up, until….. I was surprised by my friends from DH17Slijterij. What did I found in the latest dramset , yes you guessed … Continue reading

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Highland Park 12 year old

One of my first whisky’s I tried is coming close to being just an empty bottle. Just in time to write a review on this fairly cheap Island whisky.  I think this was the second or third whisky I bought … Continue reading

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#dramset3 Jura Boutique Barrel 1999 Heavily Peated Bourbon Cask

A dram from the latest dramset by Dh17slijterij. This time one of the Isle of Jura Boutique series particular the latest one: The Bourbon XU Heavily Peated Cask. Distilled in 1999 and matured till 2006 in an American White Oak … Continue reading

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Whisky Tasting Oud Kempen Stavenisse

Last Friday I went to a tasting organised by a member of my whisky club. I arrived very early, but that did give me some time to talk to the tasting host Han Schoutens. Six whiskies are standing by to … Continue reading

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#Talisker Masterclass Whisky by the Sea

Last weekend I went to my first real whiskyfestival. It was great fun and I tasted a lot of beautiful whiskies as Bunnahabhain 18 year old, Douglas of Drumlanrig Littlemill 17 year old, two great Clan Denny 100% Grains (Cambus … Continue reading

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Arran Tasting Whiskyclub Bergen op Zoom

Last Friday I went to an all Arran tasting, what the heck, I was the organiser (with some help from DH17) of this tasting. For me it was the first time to host an event and it won’t be the … Continue reading

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