Speyside 1998 Archives

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Recently there was a nice Toronto Whisky Society tasting in which a private whisky owner shared an interesting group of whiskies with a group of us.

When one is poured a whisky, one can typically aim for the distillery and hope for the best. One isn’t always rewarded in this way.

Take, for instance, Speyside 1998 Archives. Yes, it’s part of the Fishes of Samoa. I’ve been remiss in my previous reviews from this series to not point out the different amazing artwork. If there’s no other reason to check out The Archives, it’s for how they’ve sourced these pieces of art from a 1906 book of fishes from Oceania.

High brow as fuck, I know.

But back to the liquid inside. We know the age, cask type, and a lot about this. However, we’re left guessing the distillery. And the fact that the distillery is located in one…

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