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Linkwood 15yo (43%, Gordon & MacPhail, Distillery Label, First Fill & Refill Sherry Casks, Circa 2006)

Gordon & MacPhail release Whiskies in many series. Gordon & MacPhail Reserve, Gordon & McPhail Cask Strength, Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive to name but a few. 417 more words

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Bunnahabhain 8 Year Old - The MacPhail's Collection (Gordon & MacPhail)

Review: Bunnahabhain 8 Year Old – The MacPhail’s Collection

Category: Islay single malt scotch whisky

Origin: Bunnahabhain Distillery

Bottling: Gordon & MacPhail – The MacPhail’s Collection… 299 more words

Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Aberfeldy 16 Years Old ~ 40% (Bacardi)

Review: Aberfeldy 16 Years Old

Category: Highland single malt scotch whisky

Origin: Aberfeldy Distillery

Bottling: Official – John Dewar & Sons/Bacardi Ltd.

ABV: 40%

Cost: RRP £60 from all good retailers… 590 more words


Cognac Week - Day 5: Martell XO (40%, Circa 2006)

So the Château Montifaud XO turned out to be 30yo and was really no dud even though it was “only” a Petite Champagne. Let’s break out some, at least great looking, XO from a big brand: Martell, one of the oldest houses that still exists. 395 more words

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Cognac Week - Day 3: Château Montifaud VS (40%, OB, 2001/2006)

Day Three already of Master Quill’s Cognac Week. Today, and tomorrow, we’ll have a look at Château Montifaud. Château Montifaud was founded in 1837 by Augustin Vallet, and by now the sixth generation of Vallet is with the company: Laurent Vallet. 313 more words

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Havana Club "Selección De Maestros" (45%, Cuba)

Havana Club is the story of José Arechabala y Aldama (Don José). In 1862 the 15yo José moved from Spain to Cuba, and in 1878 he founded the La Vizcaya Rum company in Cárdenas. 596 more words

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Four Roses “Single Barrel” (43%, OB, H294D, 2003, 70 cl)

After the Four Roses in disguise, called Bulleit, let’s compare it to a true Four Roses (with a similar profile). In 2012 I reviewed the current 50% ABV version of the Four Roses Single Barrel and I refered to this discontinued 43% ABV. 512 more words