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Aberlour 9 yo (2007), SMWS 54.45, 58.9%

Review #731 This whisky is called “Drunken Cherry Coconut Ice Cream” and comes from a first fill ex-Bourbon barrel. Only 222 bottles were made. A boost of white fruits at…

Aberfeldy 1994 (bottled 2014), Wemyss Malts, 46%

Review #755 (2019) A single cask bottled from a hogshead, for the series “Melon Vine”. Only 242 bottles were made. Clean and crisp on the nose, with loads of white…

Macallan Edition No. 4, 48.4%

Review #849 (2021) This is a limited release by Macallan, the fourth in the series, made from different types of Sherry-seasoned oak casks. Oak and spices at first in the…

Macallan Edition No. 6, 48.6%

Review #850 (2021) This is a limited release by Macallan, the sixth and final release in the series, made from different types of Sherry-seasoned oak casks. Quite light in the…

Caol Ila 10 yo (2010/2021), Signatory (#316650), 58.9%

Review #851 (2021) From Signatory’s Vintage Cask Strength Collection comes this refill Sherry butt with the cask number 316650. Only 528 bottles were made. Soft peat and dried fruits in…

Mortlach 11 yo (2010/2021), Signatory (#16), 57.8%

Review #852 (2021) This is from Signatory Vintage’s Cask Strength Collection. It’s from a refill hogshead, that has been finished in a fresh Sherry Butt, with the cask number 16.…

Edradour 12 yo, Caledonia Selection, 46%

Review #853 (2021) This is the Caledonia Selection from Edradour, matured in Oloroso Sherry casks. It has a wonderful colour, so let’s see if taste as wonderful as well. Wood…

Highland Park Cask Strength Release No. 2, 63.9%

Review #855 (2021) This is the second release from the new cask strength series from Highland Park, called “Robust & Intense”. Dried fruits and dark chocolate in the smell. Besides…

Highland Park Cask Strength Release No. 1, 63.3%

Review #854 (2021) This is the new cask strength series from Highland Park, called “Robust & Intense”. Quite light in the smell, with white fruits and heathery peat. Pears and…