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The Singleton 12 (50 ml airline bottle)

January 21, 2010

Tasting notes: I have always been impressed with the thoughtfulness and thoroughness that some of the master whisky bloggers, such as Dr. Whisky, John Hansell, and Karen [...]

The Tobermory 10 (50 ml airline bottle)

January 16, 2010

Tasting notes: The Tobermory 10 begins with a flash of honey or syrup, a brief delight like that of the detached spectacle of musket fire before the realization that you [...]

The Auchentoshan Three Wood

December 17, 2009

Tasting notes:  The moniker “Three Wood” pleads insistently–but no less annoyingly–for a carefully crafted golf reference (unlike the variant [...]

The Highland Park 30

December 9, 2009

Tasting notes:  When he was 24 years-old, René Descartes recounts in his now-lost Olympica that he had a series of dreams, including one about a dictionary that he would [...]

The Bowmore 18

November 25, 2009

Tasting notes:   The Bowmore 18 gives new meaning and depth to the concept of a marriage of opposites.  From beginning to end, this excellent dram draws one inextricably [...]

The Tomintoul 27

November 20, 2009

Tasting notes:          Oily and woody like a pine-needle littered, cedar shake-shingle roof, home to a dead ferret, baking in noon-day summer sun. A little [...]
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