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#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Leathery

The Whisky Congener of Leathery is a tricky one. Why? There is no leather in the whisky production process. Well maybe the still-man wore leather clothes at one point but other than that I seriously doubt the whisky comes into... Continue Reading →

OCTOMORE OBA CONCEPT OBA/C_0.1, first tasting notes

I was reminding the Feis Ile 2016 Masterclass when Octomore Black Art was first presented. If you missed the introduction you can look at it here If you have not seen the introduction. Please take 10 minutes to watch the... Continue Reading →

The more you learn, 

The more you learn, the less you know, one finds out! I was trying to find out how Maillard reactions would influence Peat and Phenols in whisky! So I googled it. YouTube-ed it. And found out there is an entire... Continue Reading →

Bruichladdich Octomore #laddieMP6

What can we learn from the information given about the #laddiemp6 Octomore bottles without nosing and tasting them? This is an attempt by me to predict some of the notes I can expect based on the know how I currently... Continue Reading →

The 2017 iLaddie Nerd Award, update

Who are the contenders in this years Annual Global International iLaddie Whisky Nerd Awards 2017, till now? Who is bound to loose? Who will win? Since I haven't learned from some drams and have not tasted them either, or haven't... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: A: Peaty, 2. Smokey, Smoked bacon

The congener of “Smoked bacon” is parts of the “Smokey” sub category as part of the “peaty” head category. “Smoked bacon” is a congener that must be chemically linked to a lot of chemicals. For an overview one can look... Continue Reading →

Blending Bruichladdich LaddieMP5

I have been having a bit of a crappy day. So I decided to do something fun! I decided I wanted to have a good Port Charlotte Cask Strength Whisky tonight. These drams are absolutely amazing by themselves. You can... Continue Reading →

Highland Park, New Make, 12 and Fire

Tonight I had took the time to taste three drams by Highland Park. Thanks to Steve Prentice of somersetwhisky.com the Highland Park new make is now here. I have also been send a generous gift of Highland Park Fire Edition. The... Continue Reading →

Laphroaig 10 yo Photoshoot

I like photography. I do keep a 500px.com account for my "work". I tried shooting models but I found out soon enough that nature and product photography are more my style. Today I shot a number of bottles! And one... Continue Reading →

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