iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowlegde, Est. 2015



Tannins in Whisky

I want to find out if tannins are a source of colour in whisky. You would think that there would be plenty of information out there, but to be honest, I have found very very little information about the colour... Continue Reading →


I actually have drunk Oloroso Sherry

I had to try Oloroso Sherry for myself! All this discussion about how sweet it is! So I went out and got a non-blended Olosoro Sherry. I say non-blended because some United Kingdom and Netherlands bound "Oloroso" is actually "Oloroso... Continue Reading →

Westland Whiskey from Seattle

I have been looking forward to finding, buying and tasting Westland Whiskey for about a year now. I think I stumbled on a blog or something that sparked my interest, because the "Westland" is also an area in the Netherlands... Continue Reading →

Whisky Nerd ToDo’s for 2017

I feel the need to have some sort of goal in 2017 for the Nerd Section of the iLaddie Blog. So as I am writing this I will formulate some To Do's for 2017. The goals I had set for... Continue Reading →

Black Bowmore “The last cask” 50 yo?

As always I sometimes check new releases on the TTB online label register. Today I found a whopper of a dram on this site: A Black Bowmore "The last Cask" of 50 yo, matured in a Sherry Hoghead cask, distilled... Continue Reading →

PX Sherry does not have to suck

This blog is about a realisation that is so in your face obvious that I had forgotten the obviousness of the realisation. A few months ago I blogged about how Pedre Ximenez Sherry was absolutely vile. It was so vile... Continue Reading →

Sherry cask influence…. update

I had set out to proof or disprove a theory that I had postulated. I wanted to show that the notes that are supposedly from the ex content of a cask were actually coming from the wood, not so much... Continue Reading →

Bruichladdich LaddieMP4

As you may know I selected my blogger name to honor┬áthe Bruichladdich Distillery.I missed out on the LaddieMP1 and Laddie MP2, but last year I was lucky enough to get my hands on a LaddieMP3 set.This year I have been... Continue Reading →

Tasting different kinds of Sherry

Tasting actual sherry was one of the things I set out to do. I have been blogging about the influence of sherry on a whisky. How better to do this than by tasting and nosing sherry. First up is a... Continue Reading →

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