iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowledge, Est. 2015



Whisky Industry suffering under “USA Shutdown”?

Normally I check the TTB website for new labels that are being approved for use in the USA. But these past weeks have seen something weird. No new labels have been approved after the 21st of December 2018. What the!!?... Continue Reading →


Whisky “Terroir” research

This blog is probably the most boring blogpost like everrrrr on my blog. It is not even about Whisky. It is not even about Barley. It is about any research I could find with the word "Terroir" in it. I... Continue Reading →

Best non-whisky related tip of 2019!

This is the best tip you will get in 2019! It is the best tip! Seriously it is an amazing tip! (Read with trump accent) Tip: "Don't leave your passport on the toilet paper dispenser, while taking a moment, of... Continue Reading →

Yule – Christmas – Akvavit – Whisky – Santa – Thor

I have been looking into the Germanic / Nordic influences of Yule on the traditions of Christmas. Why? Because my wife was telling me about the origins of Christmas. Besides being the celebration of the birth of Christ, lots of... Continue Reading →

ILaddie in het Nederlands?

Beste lezers! Is er behoefte aan een Nederlandse vertaling van de blogs? Tot nu toe schrijf ik in het Engels, maar ik kan net zo goed een Nederlandse vertaling van een blogpost plaatsen naast de Engelse? Google Translate from Dutch... Continue Reading →


A reminder to myself to read the Disclaimer! This blog is supposed to give you (me) the opertunaty to relax while your (my) mind is being distracted from worldly stuff! If the blogpost I had in mind is posted a... Continue Reading →

Which Whisky was most educational in 2018?

In order to find out which whisky caused me to learn most, for the highest points in the Intergalactic Global International iLaddie Whisky Nerd Award, I have made this page to remind myself. So what did I learn? This year... Continue Reading →

Claxton’s Tweet Tasting

On the 14th of November the Claxton's Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush from Tweet Tastings was excellent fun and it opened some eyes for me. Teaninich 1999 single cask, 19 yo, 53% ABV, Bourbon Hogshead Springbank 1996 single cask,... Continue Reading →

Koval Whiskytubes

I have been wondering when a Koval Whisky would be picked up by my Whiskytube contacts in the Whisky Fabric and now finally someone has! Go check out this video by Swami on his YouTube channel Malted in Montreal. He... Continue Reading →

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