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Bruichladdich The Laddie Eight

The Laddie Eight is a new whisky that was released in April, exclusively for travel retail. On April 14 there was a tasting on Twitter with the ‘World Duty Free’ to which I been invited to participate in. In addition to the 8-year-old whiskey we also tasted a

Kilchoman Original Cask Strength

Kilchoman is still the youngest distillery on Islay and one of the most exciting ones these days in my opinion. This release comes from a total of 35 casks distilled in 2009. So with only 9000 bottles, no chill-filtration and bottled at full cask strength,

Big Peat Xmas 2013

Big Peat Christmas Edition 2013

It’s just November now but we couldn’t wait until christmas to try the new christmas edition from Big Peat. As always this blended malt contains whisky from Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila and even the legendary Port Ellen. The proportions is something we can only guess.

Kilchoman 2007 Vintage

Kilchoman 2007 Vintage

This 2007 Vintage from Kilchoman is a vatting of six year old fresh bourbon barrels and the oldest single malt this young distillery have released to date. The Kilchoman 2007 Vintage is bottled at 46% ABV. Nose: Really peaty with a lot of smoky vanilla

Big Peat

Big Peat

Big Peat is an Islay blended malt whisky from Douglas Laing & Co. It contains malt whiskies, only from the Islay distilleries, Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Bowmore and even Port Ellen (Closed since 1983) to name but a few. That should give Big Peat the ultimate

Laphroaig 10 Years Old Provenance (Douglas Laing)

It’s time for another dram from Douglas Laing’s Provenance range. This time we’re visiting Islay and a 10-year old Laphroaig. This dram is like the others in the Provenance range, bottled at 46% ABV and without any added colouring and no chill-filtration. Nose: Heavy peat