Teeling 21 Vintage Reserve – Silver Bottling & Teeling 26 1987 Gold Reserve

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for the sample of Teeling 21. Teeling was established recently. Very recently. And is currently running their three stills quite hard, using innovative casks, and overall being impressive. However, the question most usually have is this: “How in the heck do they have older releases?” They source their whisky. That’s really the only answer. From where? No official statement. It is from an Irish… Continue reading Teeling 21 Vintage Reserve – Silver Bottling & Teeling 26 1987 Gold Reserve

Ardmore SMWS 66.65 “Holy smoke!”

Thanks to /u/Catharticintent for this sample This is a continuation of my ongoing series that I’m calling “Scotch Malts, Wife’s Selection”, in which my wife goes through my backlog of SMWS (Scotch Malt Whisky Society) samples that I haven’t reviewed yet, pours them blind, and then I review it blind. As I’ve said in my previous review, one of the main twists of this blind line of whiskies… Continue reading Ardmore SMWS 66.65 “Holy smoke!”

Glen Moray SMWS 35.165 “Variety – the spice of life”

This is a continuation of my ongoing series that I’m calling “Scotch Malts, Wife’s Selection”, in which my wife goes through my backlog of SMWS (Scotch Malt Whisky Society) samples that I haven’t reviewed yet, pours them blind, and then I review it blind. It’s a weird situation when you look back on the previous year, and the whisky that surprised you the most, of which… Continue reading Glen Moray SMWS 35.165 “Variety – the spice of life”

Ardmore SMWS 66.73 “Midnight feast at the pony club camp”

Thanks to /u/Catharticintent and /u/xile_ for samples of this dram. Yup, traded for it twice. I’m smart with a capital D. This is a continuation of my ongoing series that I’m calling “Scotch Malts, Wife’s Selection”, in which my wife goes through my backlog of SMWS (Scotch Malt Whisky Society) samples that I haven’t reviewed yet, pours them blind, and then I review it blind. Peat heads will always start… Continue reading Ardmore SMWS 66.73 “Midnight feast at the pony club camp”

Bruichladdich Octomore 10 Second Edition, OBA/C_0.1, 4.2 Comus

Thanks to /u/CatharticIntent , & /u/scotchable for these samples Bruichladdich Octomore is an odd duck. First off: No feathers. Most ducks have feathers. Second off, I’ve used this joke a few too many times. In any other situation, a niche product that was meant to take a record would have been a one time product. Think of prototype cars: You don’t end up hearing many iterations of them. You’d… Continue reading Bruichladdich Octomore 10 Second Edition, OBA/C_0.1, 4.2 Comus

Bruichladdich 21 Cuvee 382 – La Berenice

Thanks to /u/theslicknick6 for the sample Trying to follow Bruichladdich releases has to be one of the hardest things whisky nerds can do. Not only do they have three different lines, they also have a variety of different and odd type releases. Why? Well they had a lot of whisky that needed rebarreling, and they had access to odd barrels. Odd barrels being wine barrels due to… Continue reading Bruichladdich 21 Cuvee 382 – La Berenice

Kavalan Sextuple Review (King Car Conductor, Single Malt, Solist Ex-Bourbon, Solist Sherry, Solist Fino Sherry, Solist Vinho Barrique)

Taiwan. Land of… that video with that one racist fuck wit. And otherwise really nice people. Not that I’d know. I’ve worked with two Taiwanese people, and they were cool, however I don’t want to paint an entire culture with two Canadian-Taiwanese people who I worked with. So Taiwan, what’s up with that? Well they are  country… and even saying that is really contentious. So… Continue reading Kavalan Sextuple Review (King Car Conductor, Single Malt, Solist Ex-Bourbon, Solist Sherry, Solist Fino Sherry, Solist Vinho Barrique)