Edradour 10 2007 SFTC Burgundy Cask Matured

This year for my birthday my wife wanted to get me something interesting. So she picked out a Ballechin from a store that had no reviews. The store ended up selling us the incorrect bottle. By the time it came in, turns out that reviews had popped up. And the difference in score was quite substantial. To the positive side. Also the price was better… Continue reading Edradour 10 2007 SFTC Burgundy Cask Matured

Bruichladdich Laddie Crew Valinch 31 – Steven Vanbockrijck

Thanks to /u/bananavanman[ for pouring me a sample. So as some people know, I GM Pathfinder games. Or for those of you not down the collective rabbit hole of Pen and Paper Role Player Games, I play a version of Dungeon and Dragons that is similar to the third edition. So I’m the GM, or Game Master, and thus I do a bunch of talking, saying all… Continue reading Bruichladdich Laddie Crew Valinch 31 – Steven Vanbockrijck

Bruichladdich Laddie Crew Valinch 30 – Frazer Matthews

Thanks to /u/Bananavanman for pouring me a sample. Frazer Matthews is a tour guide at Bruichladdich. To you or me that may seem like a cool summer job, and frankly, most of us at our summer jobs didn’t end up with a bottle pick (or whatever the equivalent is of being a waiter, shelf stacker, or cement maker, in my case). No Frazer not only worked… Continue reading Bruichladdich Laddie Crew Valinch 30 – Frazer Matthews

Bruichladdich 22 1990 Micro-Provenance Château Latour

Thanks to /u/kinohead for pouring me a dram of this So I’m at this tasting. And I showed up late, what with working normal hours and curling or whatever my excuse was. Nonetheless, when I asked “what should I be drinking”, the list was… huge. Reckless abandon seems to be the name of this tasting. Thus a bottled used for a split was put in front of… Continue reading Bruichladdich 22 1990 Micro-Provenance Château Latour

Green Spot Chatêau Montelena [MYSTERY]

Thanks to /u/Throzen for pouring this as a mystery. I’m a big fan of Irish whiskies. What caused that? Mostly Green Spot, if I’m being honest. Each time I’ve had it, I’m impressed. And I’ll scream my eccentric thoughts from the belfry every chance I get. I’ll even write a review or two on it. The people at Mitchell & Son haven’t just sat back on one… Continue reading Green Spot Chatêau Montelena [MYSTERY]

Bruichladdich 16 First Growth Cuvee B: Pauiliac (Chateau Latour)

Thanks to /u/throwboats for pouring me this sample. Bruichladdich has a lot of releases. And there’s a lot of casks that have been independently bottled. Then you have the fact they are on Islay, so you have Feis Ile releases, and let’s not forget they have single cask offerings at Scotch Mecca as well. As such, I’ve reviewed quite a few Bruichladdich whiskies. I’m not the top… Continue reading Bruichladdich 16 First Growth Cuvee B: Pauiliac (Chateau Latour)

Bruichladdich Warehouse Experience

After Lagavulin, we ate a lovely lunch at the Islay Hotel, where we ended up getting seated beside and chatting with an Australian that had made the trip to Islay on his own. Happily full and ready to go, we were off on the 40-minute drive to Bruichladdich. As this was my wife’s first time driving on this trip, I was understandably nervous and sober … Continue reading Bruichladdich Warehouse Experience