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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 →

Ardnahoe Distillery

In the coming years all Islay Whisky fans get the opportunity to actively follow all the steps of creating a new dram. Not just following how the first whisky is bottled, but also how the first whisky is distilled, how... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Digestive Biscuit

The congener of "Digestive Biscuit" is part of the Grainy, Cereal group of the Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel. Where the "peat" group was mostly linked to phenol based chemicals the grainy group clearly makes reference to the barley or the... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: A: Peaty, 3. Medicinal, Hospital

The congener of “Hospital” is parts of the “medicinal” sub category as part of the “peaty” head category. For an overview one can look at this page on the “the good scents company” website. This website does not have a... Continue Reading →

Octomore OBA/C_01

Orange is the new Black! Bruichladdich introduced an Octomore Black Art today, the 22nd of Februari 2017. This Octomore has been part of the 2016 Feis Ile Masterclass that was given by Adam Hannett. https://youtu.be/u2FB6tIEX-s When Adam announced it a... 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 →

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

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

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