It is with pain in my heart that I learned that one of the Netherlands newest distilleries, Turv Exloo, was burned to the ground this week. I was lucky enough to have met the head distiller and visit the distillery. The tragic loss of a life during this fire saddens me deeply and reminds me ones again that life is precious.
During my vacation in the province of Drenthe right here in the Netherlands I was talking to a liquor store owner in Assen. I was asking him if he still had some bottles of “Den Hool” left. The answer was no, but he would be able to get something new from Drenthe rather soon, if I was interested?
- called Prime,
- bottled from single american oak casks,
- matured for only 3 months,
- bottled at 43%.
With the word “whisky” on the label
My first response to the owner…
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