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Arran Quarter Cask "The Bothy" Batch 1

Originally reviewed on reddit: 09/01/16

I got this bottle just to fill out an order. I like Arran a lot and figured that this might prove a good addition to my cabinet. 392 more words

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Arran 14

Originally reviewed on reddit: 09/06/15

The Arran Malt is produced by the only distillery on the Isle of Arran. It’s a relative newcomer, opened in 1995, which I think has worked out well for them. 327 more words

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Double DigitsĀ 

Well, we made it. 10 weeks tomorrow! The farthest we have come without bad news. Today was another ultrasound of baby, and it was perfect. 254 more words

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Talisker Distiller's Edition 2014

Originally reviewed on reddit: 30/12/15

Each of Diageo’s malts has an annually released Distiller’s Edition which is usually the regular whisky which has spent a few extra months in some form of finishing cask that’s supposed to complement its character. 166 more words

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Talisker 25

Originally reviewed on reddit: 30/12/15

This Talisker is released in one batch every year. As far as I understand this used to also be bottled at cask strength but has sadly been brought down to the Talisker standard 45.8%. 152 more words

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Talisker 18

Originally reviewed on reddit: 03/03/15

I first tried this one at a Talisker tasting held be Diageo’s importer here. I didn’t take notes then, but it popped up a day or two later in the 2015 Tapuz Blind Tasting Competition and I had no idea what it was. 146 more words

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Old Ballantruan 10 Year Old

A lot of people seem to think this is a peated Glenlivet because the bottle says “Speyside Glenlivet”. In actual fact Glenlivet is a particular valley that’s home to several distilleries and way back when many of them labelled themselves as such (the term is much older than “Speyside”) but the popular Glenlivet Distillery got the rights to label themselves as “The Glenlivet” so the others stopped using it much. 280 more words

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