Whisky and Travel

Whisky travel adventures, reviews and other whisky related stuff

Review: Glendronach 1994

This time back to my favourite style of whisky lately: Glendronach 1994 Batch 11 (20yo), Cask no. 3386 (53,6%) An amazing dram of a 20yo single cask Glendronach matured in PX casks. This was again a sample but I'm sure I... Continue Reading →


Review: Arran 1998

This time another sample: Arran 1998 - Pineau des Charentes (55%) This was a sample I got. Color Deep gold Nose With water: cherry, raisins, tobacco, vanilla, herbs, paint Taste Sweet, raisins, creamy and smooth followed some heat (spices and some... Continue Reading →

Review: Lagavulin 2000 DE

Back to Islay again with the: Lagavulin 2000 The Distillers Edition (43%) I've bought this whisky recently as it is known as the normal 16yo Lagavulin finished in PX casks. The 16yo is really nice and has very good value for... Continue Reading →

Review: Tormore 16yo

This time a somewhat less common known whisky from the Speyside area: Tormore 16yo (48%) This whisky is finished in American Oak Casks. Color Tawny Nose Spicy notes (pepper, vanilla), fruity notes (green apples, hints of citrus), Roasted notes (nuts and... Continue Reading →

Review: Caol Ila 2001 GM

This time another peaty dram: Call Ila 2001 - Private Collection (GM) (45%) This whisky is an Islay, distilled on 29-08-2001, bottle on 14-04-2015. It was finished  in Hermitage Wine Casks and is lightly peated. I've tasted a sample of this one. Color Burnished... Continue Reading →

Review: Ledaig 2004 vW

This time something different from an independent bottler: Ledaig 2004 - The Ultimate (vW) (61.7%), cask #900174 This is a heavy peat monster! Single cask out of an sherry butt resulting in 627 bottles. I've tasted a sample of this... Continue Reading →

Review: Aberlour A’Bunadh #54

This is the second review of two batches of Aberlour's best value for money dram I've reviewed: A'Bunadh Batch #54 (60.7%) This bottle was released in 2015 for approx. 60 euro's. I've tasted a sample of this batch. Color Chestnutoloroso sherry Nose... Continue Reading →

Review: Aberlour A’Bunadh #53

Following some Balvenie's I've reviewed two batches of Aberlour's best value for money dram: A'Bunadh Batch #53 (59.7%) This bottle was released in 2015 for approx. 60 euro's. I've tasted a sample of this batch. Color Chestnutoloroso sherry Nose W/o water: citrus, dried... Continue Reading →

Review: Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch #1

After all these Balvenie reviews I've saved the best for last: Tun 1509 Batch #1 (47.1%) To create the first batch of Tun 1509, David carefully hand selected 42 of the finest casks – 35 traditional American oak barrels and... Continue Reading →

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