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Whisky and Travel

Whisky travel adventures, reviews and other whisky related stuff

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 →

Review: Balvenie 21yo Portwood

Another special finish from Balvenie. This time it's: 21yo Portwood (40%) To create The Balvenie PortWood Aged 21 Years, a marriage of rare Balvenie is transferred to port casks, or pipes, which have held fine port wines. Here it is... Continue Reading →

Review: Balvenie 17yo Madeira Cask

The next Balvenie on the table is an older release not sold anymore: 17yo Madeira Cask (43%) The Balvenie Madeira Cask was aged exclusively in traditional American oak whisky casks before being transferred to barrels previously used in the production... Continue Reading →

Review: Balvenie 14yo Caribbean Cask

The next Balvenie on the table is an interesting one as it's finished in a rum cask: 14yo Caribbean Cask (43%) Caribbean Cask has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then ‘finished’ in casks that... Continue Reading →

Review: Balvenie 15yo Single Barrel Sherry Cask

The next Balvenie on the table is newer 15yo offering: 15yo Single Barrel Sherry Cask (47.8%), cask no. 751 My review is based on a sample I got so the scoring will not be set in stone and I will... Continue Reading →

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