Andrew Laing’s new series is not yet widely known but his bottlings are really noteworthy (find some reviews here, there, there, there, there, there and there). Today I am tasting seven recent bottlings.
20. August 2012
von Peter Krause Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Macallan 21 y.o. Malts of Scotland 1990 Fino Cask
When it comes to Laphroaig Malt matured in sherry, I have mixed feelings. Some of these bottlings are really messed up by the wine – yet others are really enhanced in their complexity. For me it is important that the … Weiterlesen →
1. Januar 2012
von Peter Krause Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Highland Park ‚Orcadian Vintage‘ 1964 OB and some facts?!
Have you ever heard people say that the Original Highland Park Bottlings from the 1970ies and before are much better than most independent releases? I did. However, I refrained from telling these ‚experts‘ that all these ridiculously priced old bottlings … Weiterlesen →
7. November 2011
von Peter Krause Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: The X-Mas Releases of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society I. (Highland Park, Clynelish, Laphroaig, Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Port Charlotte)
The new SMWS Christmas Releases Tomorrow the German chapter of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society will present their new releases for Christmas time. Our friend Ralf Dänzer and I don’t want you to find any bad drams underneath the X-mas … Weiterlesen →
25. Oktober 2011
von Peter Krause Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: New Glenglassaugh Monsters from the 1960ies and 1970ies
New Glenglassaugh Gems Soon to Come At the end of our wonderful visit at Glenglassaugh Distillery, Managing Director Stuart Nickerson held a nice and very generous tasting session. Among many drams (e.g. New Make, a young Californian Zinfandel Cask and … Weiterlesen →
20. Oktober 2011
von Peter Krause Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: SMWS Fall Releases II. – Old Bottlings (Balmenach, Glenturret, Glenrothes, Glen Albyn)
In September, I tasted some of the brandnew arrivals of the SMWS – the ones that I knew would sell out in no time (Ardbeg, Bowmore, Port Charlotte, Mortlach –> see article ‚SMWS Fall Releases I.‘ here on www.slowdrink.de). Today … Weiterlesen →