Whisky and Travel

Whisky travel adventures, reviews and other whisky related stuff



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 →

Review: Balvenie 15yo Single Barrel

The next Balvenie on the table is the older brother of the 12yo we did earlier. This time it's: The Balvenie 15yo Single Barrel (47.8%), cask no. 3811 This bottle is not sold anymore and replaced by a 15yo Single... Continue Reading →

Review: Balvenie 12yo Single Barrel First-Fill Ex-Bourbon

The Balvenie is one of my favourite distilleries and therefore needs some reviews on my blog. We will start off with a very good and interesting offering from them: The Balvenie Single Barrel 12yo First-Fill Ex-Bourbon casks (47.8%), cask no.... Continue Reading →

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