Each year, during December, I break into any whiskies I have from 1982. Why? Because that’s when I ended up being born.
This year there are four, and I’m quite excited because a) it’s getting harder to find the already hard-to-find whiskies from this year. If you’re wondering why, look up when distilleries started shutting down in the 80s (because the 80s sucked)
Birthday Dram #1 is Carsebridge 34 1982 Signatory Cask Strength Collection, which is excited because a) it’s my birthday and b) I’ve never had something from Carsebridge before.
I’m pretty lucky to even be trying a Carsebridge. It closed in 1983, so this is some of the last juice to run through the stills. The distillery was originally founded back in 1799 or 1804, changed to patent still in 1852, and had a good reputation until the 80s sucked the life out of the world and…
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