Review No.18 – Midleton Very Rare 2017 Edition

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Started in 1984, this is the 34th release from Midleton's Very Rare series, which is oft-cited as being the top end of the Irish Whiskey market in terms of quality and popularity. Every year the best casks are selected from the distillery's warehouse and married together to produce each new bottling. Situated 30 minutes east … Continue reading Review No.18 – Midleton Very Rare 2017 Edition

Review No.13 – Drumshanbo Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

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Many thanks to Whiskey Nut More Irish whiskey! Rude not to, I do live here after all. So, 2019 was drawing to a close and I was a mildly unimpressed consumer of this island's offerings. I am not sorry to say that I found it all a bit samey, even a bit repetitive. Probably a … Continue reading Review No.13 – Drumshanbo Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Review No.12 – T.B.W.C Irish Single Malt #1 13 Year Old Batch #3

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Sean Dyche Having seen several people mentioning this dram found in their whisky advent calendars, I decided to pick up a bottle from Master of Malt for the princely sum of £34.95. That's a fairly wild saving given the RRP was £59.95 and, at Christmas, with my looking for a New Year bottle, it proved … Continue reading Review No.12 – T.B.W.C Irish Single Malt #1 13 Year Old Batch #3

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Review No.11 – Seven Stills of San Francisco Russian Imperial For The Czar Whiskey

Massively out of my comfort zone here, if I even have one, as this is probably the strangest dram I have ever tried. Hailing from joint brewery and distillery Seven Stills of San Francisco, this whiskey is created by double distilling their craft 10.8% Russian Imperial Stout and, during the second distillation, passing the spirit … Continue reading Review No.11 – Seven Stills of San Francisco Russian Imperial For The Czar Whiskey

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Review No. 6 – GlenDronach 21 Year Old Parliament

I have previously mentioned my somewhat tragic levels of fanboy appreciation for GlenDronach and their sherry bomb whiskies, in particular their core range, so the 21 Year Old Parliament was never going to sit on my shelf for very long - 3 weeks if you are wondering - before being opened. Most would relate the … Continue reading Review No. 6 – GlenDronach 21 Year Old Parliament

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Bushmills Tour + Tastings

"Generic quote by famous author signifying my quirky interest in the world of whisky" I started this blog out of a fondness for getting pished on whisky with friends, and in embracing this fondness I have since spent far too much money - or not enough, it depends if you are speaking to myself or … Continue reading Bushmills Tour + Tastings