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4 Islay whiskies for non-peat freaks

2018-04-24

Maybe you thought Islay was all about peaty/smoky malts – I don’t blame you, you’ve probably been told so at a tasting, while touring a distillery or in a bar, and well… That’s mainly right. But did you know that Islay was also home to some exquisite unpeated whiskies (and that peated whiskies were produced elsewhere than on Islay ;)) ? Here are a few …

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2 new Bunnahabhains in town !

2018-03-14

Bunnahabhain unveils limited edition expressions including rare peated malt Islay’s most remote distillery, Bunnahabhain has unveiled two new limited edition expressions – a peated Bunnahabhain 2004 Moine Brandy Finish and an unpeated Bunnahabhain 2003 Pedro XimΓ©nez Finish. The 2004 Moine Brandy Finish is a peated malt that has latterly been matured in brandy casks, which is a first for the distillery. Bottled at 55.7%, the …

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My July Whisky Wishlist

2017-07-03

My July wishlists always tend to be my favourites… Because yay, it’s my Birthday month and I can expect some of my wishes to come true in July πŸ˜‰ – Hence why this month’ wishlist will be a little bit extended… I’m a greedy person after all – and it’s not like there could be such a thing as “too much whisky” around here right …

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10 whiskies to celebrate Feis Ile at home

2017-05-22

If like me, once again, you cannot attend whisky heaven (I mean, Feis Ile, Islay whisky festival for those who may not be familiar with this annual malted celebration) this year, I thought it could be a good idea to offer you a little “Feis Ile” selection around here so that we can all drown our sorrows together πŸ™‚ As usual, click on titles for …

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