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Linkwood 12-year-old 'Flora and Fauna'

Bought: Auriol Wines, 14th March 2016

94.5/100 – Whisky Bible 2016
82.48/100 – Whiskybase (average from 124 member votes)

As someone who loves Linkwood, I’m wondering why it’s taken me this long to get the standard 12yo released by the Diageo-owned distillery. 400 more words

Single Malt

North Port-Brechin 1982-2008 (G&M)

Bought: Online Whisky Auction, 11th March 2016

87/100 – Whiskybase (average from 6 member votes)
83/100 – Malt Maniacs (from one maniac score)

How important is a name? 313 more words

Single Malt

A new series that will consist of 43 small canvas pieces - Sometimes They Have Thorns (A Small One)

Wrote a slightly angry blog piece (over on the Cultivate page) about an aborted road trip to Luton yesterday, well a train ride actually,  one term is as good as another though, a road trip sound far more romantic don’t you think… A road trip (on a train) to Luton, another aborted train ride of a road trip to a festival up in Yorkshire, I won’t repeat it all here, I like to keep this page for the actual art I make rather than all the outpourings that revolve around running galleries and putting on shows and the way artists, on the whole, are treated (not very well), all over on the… 628 more words


Whisky Añejo Medium (Argentina)

Bought: Online Whisky Auction, 8th March 2016

None I can find.

Who says you can find everything on the Internet?! When it comes to obscure whiskies it can prove very difficult. 188 more words


Temptation (誘惑, Kozaburo Yoshimura, 1948)

Feelings can creep up just like that, to quote another movie. Like Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood for Love, Temptation (誘惑, Yuwaku) also echoes Lean’s Brief Encounter with its strains of accidental romance between unavailable people even if only one of the pair is already married. 1,001 more words

Zykkor Macro Extension Tube Set for Olympus 4/3 SLR Film and Digital Cameras

Mounting Extension Tube in between the camera body and lens will create more distance between the lens and film plane. By moving the lens further away from the film or digital camera sensor, the lens is forced to focus much closer than normal. 102 more words

The Breeder's Choice (Argentina)

Bought: Online Whisky Auction, 8th March 2016

84/100 – Whisky Bible 2016
Also listed here on Whiskybase (but no rating yet)

I was amused to discover that someone found my blog by doing an Internet search for “crazy whisky collector”. 248 more words