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Bruichladdich Feis Ile 2018 Masterclass

So just some notes for the Masterclass given by Adam Hannett on the 27th of May 2018. The theme is grey. This is to do with the Port Charlotte re-lounge introduction. The Theme for this MasterClass is Port Charlotte. Adam... Continue Reading →

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First look at the new Port Charlotte bottle

Today my order for the Port Charlotte 10 and 2011 Islay Barley arrived. Here is just a quick look at the new bottle design. The bottles are a custom made bottle just for the Port Charlotte line of Bruichladdich. You... Continue Reading →

How to (not) have a proper Whisky / Wine tasting!

In this blog I explain to myself how I should organise a proper whisky / wine tasting! What are the "do's" and what are the "don'ts"? What environment should I be in? How can I prevent bias during a whisky... Continue Reading →

Corsair “Hydra” and “Wildfire” whiskey

Today my two bottles of Corsair Artisan Distillery arrived. One bottle is the "hydra" expression and the other is the "wildfire" expression. The "wildfire" is: bottle 240 of 550. made as batch 8. bottled at 50% ABV. smoked using hickory... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: C: Grassy, 1. Fresh, Green Banana

In the Revised Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel the congener of "banana" is mentioned twice. Ones in the "Grassy, Fresh" section and ones in the "Fruity, Tropical" section. I decided to combine the two congeners into two blog entries with the... Continue Reading →

Highland Park “The Light”

The fun part about being a Whisky Nerd Blogger Person is that sometimes you end up on a mailing list for whisky related information. Being on such a mailing list has some fun consequences. One of those fun consequences is... Continue Reading →

A banana smell is hard to pin down…

I have been reading about what gives the smell and taste of a "green banana" for an upcomming blog about a whisky congener. It seems that "Green Banana" is a congener on the Revised Scotish Whisky Flavour Wheel. The "problem"... Continue Reading →

The End for Facebook?

I am currently not using Facebook anymore on my iPhone. I no longer trust Facebook with my personal information that is on my phone. Life has become a lot quieter as a result, which is good. Now I am debating... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: C: Grassy, 1. Fresh, Flower Stem

I have decided not to write a blog about the "Flower Stem" tasting note which can be found on the Revised Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel. Why? Because I have found only one tasting note that even mentions this note. And... Continue Reading →

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