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Lagavulin 8y with Dan & Goran

Aw yiss. A classic of the form. One of the pantheon. A real… thing of the… stuff. Lagavulin 8y. We’ve had exactly one Lagavulin before because they are prized, rare and expensive. But if you […]
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Round 2! Ardbeg 10y with Dan

Just a quick one this week, loyal readers! It’s been a slog of a week, verily, and while I will be enjoying a whisky in very short order, this isn’t really a “write a bunch […]
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Ardbeg 10y with Matt, Ryan, Dan & Goran

Ardbeg! Gaelic for “little height”, or the sound you make when you stifle that midnight-toe-stub scream. Located on the southern shore of Islay, Ardbeg claims to be the island’s (not The Islands’) peatiest whisky. Part […]
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Caol Ila 12y with Dan

The unpronounceable Caol Ila (allegedly either ‘cool eye-la’ or ‘cull eela’ depending where you look) is another Malts.com brand, the web presence that covers Talisker, Dalwhinnie, Oban, Lagavulin and a host of other top-end scotches.  […]
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Bowmore 15y Darkest with Ryan

First of the micro reviews.  Not that they’re shorter (they really couldn’t be, I’m phoning this shit in pretty hard already), they’re just reviews of tiny bottles of Bowmore that I got in the Bowmore […]
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The Bowmore Collection

Fun in bite sized form.  Picked up this kit from Bowmore a few months ago and am finally getting around to reviewing it.  As you can see, this Collection includes everyone’s favourite 12y, the 15y […]