iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowledge, Est. 2015

Who makes The Glencairn Glass?

I was wondering who makes the GlenCairn Glass. I was wondering this because one would expect it to be made by The GlenCairn Company (est. 1980) in the UK. I was watching a video by Ralfy Mitchel. It has an... Continue Reading →


25007 Reads! Thank you!

Some people would say a number can represent a barrier. Some people have something for a number. I just noticed that this blog passed the 25000 reads. 25000 is just like any other number, just a number! 25007 is not... 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 →


The winners of the iLADDIE Whisky Nerd Awards are known! All the numbers have been added up! Before I go into the details of the how and the why, a short video that gives you the information you need about... 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 →

Highland Park: Global Travel Retail

I was send four drams from Highland Park some weeks ago and now finally I can find a few hours to sit down and enjoy them. So now I am able to smell and taste this flight of HP; SPIRIT... Continue Reading →

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