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The Whisky Viking

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Mac-Talla Strata 15 yo Islay Single Malt, 46%

Review #912 (2022) Strata is a reference to the rocks Islay stands on. Complex and layered, as this whisky, which is matured in Bourbon and Sherry casks. Mellow peat on…

Old Perth 12 yo Blended Malt, Aged Collection – Sherry, 46%

Review #911 A Blended Malt from Old Perth, with no added colour and non-chill filtered. It’s a mix of single malt whiskies from distilleries in the Glenlivet region in Speyside,…

Girvan 28 yo (1989/2018), Liquid Treasures, 52.7%

Review #723 (2018) This is a single cask from the Entomology Series. It has matured in an ex-Bourbon barrel. Dessert bomb in the smell. Vanilla, caramel and apple pie. Do…

Girvan 26 yo (1989/2016), Douglas Laing Old Particular, 51.5%

Review #522 (2017) From Douglas Laing comes this refill hogshead with the cask number DL11061. Only 224 bottles were made. Light white fruits towards the exotics in the smell. Sweet…

Girvan, Patent Still – No.4 Apps, 42%

Review #285 (2016) This is bottled in 2014 and is matured in American oak barrels. First in the smell I get some sweet vanilla and some honey just to make…

Ardnamurchan AD/12:14 CK.440 (2014/2021), 59,1%

Review #846 (2021) This is an unpeated Ardnamurchan single cask, from a Spanish oak Sherry Butt, with the cask number 440. 693 bottles were made. Some dry, dried fruit sweetness…

Arran, The Devil´s Punch Bowl – Chapter III, 53.4%

Review #690 (2018) This is Chapter III in the series and is called “The Fiendish Finale”. It consists of 21 casks – 8 sherry casks, 8 French oak barriques and…

Arran, The Devil´s Punch Bowl – Chapter II, 53.1%

Review #689 (2018) This is Chapter II in the series and is called “Angels & Devils”. It consists of 27 casks distilled between 1997 and 2004. 17 sherry casks, 6…

Arran, The Devil´s Punch Bowl – Chapter I, 52.3%

Review #688 (2018) This is Chapter I in the series and it consists of 24 casks of whisky distilled between 1996 and 2006. 3 Sherry butts from, 6 Bourbon barrels…

Cotswolds, Cask Expressions Collection – Peated Cask, 60.2%

Review #910 (2022) In this series, the expressions will only have matured in one style of cask. In this expression, we are having a look at ex-peated quarter casks (Laphroaig?)…