iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowledge, Est. 2015



Turv Exloo “Prime Whisky”, DRAMTIME Single Cask Bottling

Ever since the Turv Exloo Distillery burned down in March of 2017 the opportunity to see how this Dutch spirit would mature, over time, into Whisky, has been taken away. Stock of barrels were also burnt. I do not know... Continue Reading →

Millstone: Peated PX

The Netherlands has a number of distilleries that make whisky. Zuidam, in the south of the Netherlands, is one of them. There usually is an excellent supply at my local liquor store, but today I walked in and bumped into... Continue Reading →

"Prime", by Dutch "Turv Exloo" Distillery

Selective Congener Distillation

  The whisky industry knows a lot of distillation technology but today (30th of Juli 2016) I got introduced to a distillation technology that could change the distillation landscape forever. The distillation technically is based on realtime identification of individual... Continue Reading →

"Prime", by Dutch "Turv Exloo" Distillery

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... Continue Reading →

DenHool, first tasting notes.

I opened my bottle of DenHool Drentse Single Malt Whisky.   This is one interesting dram! It is confusing me and that is good! The nose is confusing me. First thought was bourbon! Noah's Mill! That makes sense because of... Continue Reading →

Unboxing DenHool Drentse Single Malt Whisky

I received my order of DenHool single malt whisky. It came in a "flessenpakket" box. See┬áthis blog entry for more information about this dram! The box is protecting the bottle and box very well. Some extra stuff is to protect... Continue Reading →

Dutch Whisky: DenHool, Single Malt Whisky

This year I am going to enjoy my summer vacation in the lovely province of Drenthe right here in the Netherlands, aka Holland. I will enjoy two weeks in a spa resort. I should have plenty of time to explore... Continue Reading →

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