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Opportunities for Education

My entire life I have loved the acquisition of knowledge. Just about all information becomes useful at some point in your life. Most of the people who know me find my seemingly random collection of obscure knowledge rather amusing and joke about my random past careers. 1,032 more words

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Inside the Glenfarclas Advent Calendar: Day 11

December 11th and another Glenfarclas dram for me :)

Today’s dram is one of the cask strength premium editions which was distilled in 2004 and bottled in 2015 and it’s 59.8% vol. 114 more words

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The GlenDronach Distillery 1995

Last night I enjoyed a second dram of the above whisky…just to be sure.

I first sat with this a good few weeks back.

When I tried it initially, I started with it in one glass, allowed it to open, and then poured it into a fresh one. 260 more words

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Begin at the Beginning

When I first walked into Corti Brothers several years ago I quickly learned of Darrell Corti and his expansive knowledge. Although he is well known in the world of food & wine… 553 more words

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Inside the Glenfarclas Advent Calendar: Day 10

Ho Ho Ho!

Today it’s the turn of the 21 year old, this is slightly tamer than yesterday’s dram at 43% vol.

Fruity nose. A little fresh orange and spice – cinnamon and a drizzle of vanilla essence. 85 more words

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Inside the Glenfarclas Advent Calendar: Day 9

Today’s little something is the 1997 Family Cask – Cask 1 from the Autumn 2014 release, 57.8% vol. this was matured in a single sherry butt. 94 more words

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Inside the Glenfarclas Advent Calendar: Day 8

Day 8 and Sarah was still quite sober… well it’s a whisky diary of sorts this month.

And as the eagle eyed amongst you will have spotted, today is the 18 year old (43% vol.) 77 more words

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