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Bivrost Nidavellir Arctic Single Malt Whisky

Bivrost Nidavellir Arctic Single Malt Whisky

Nidavellir is the second limited edition release from Aurora Spirits, released in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, United Kingdom and the Netherlands on November 6th. This particular bottle is number 2393 of 2496, which I am lucky to own. It has been triple...

Kjellermesterens Labprøve 1

Kjellermesterens Labprøve 1

Kjellermesterens Labprøve 1 is a double distilled single malt whiskey that has seen the inside of three different casks, American Virgin Oak (225 litres), Sauternes (225 litres) and finished in a Cognac (30 litres) cask, and it has a beautiful amber colour.  It will...

Bunnahabhain 2003 Amontillado

Bunnahabhain 2003 Amontillado

I was invited to join a tasting with North East Whisky Appreciation Society last week, and even though I didn't have the sample pack to join in, I enjoyed the evening with this group. One of the whiskies they tasted was the Bunnahabhain 2003 Amontillado, which ended...

Eiktyrne Quadruple Batch II

Eiktyrne Quadruple Batch II

I was very excited when asked if I wanted to have a taste of Eiktyrne Quadruple Batch II. It is a double distilled single malt whiskey that has seen the inside of four different casks, hence quadruple, being American Virgin Oak (225 litres), Bloodtub Oloroso (40...

The Liberator Small Batch Double Port Finish

The Liberator Small Batch Double Port Finish

I have already reviewed The Liberator Tawny Port Finish, so I am quite excited to be able to try a few more releases from Wayward Irish Spirits. Since I am indeed a new whisky blogger, I made an apparent mistake by actually diving into the sample before photographing...

The Legendary Dark Silkie Smokey Irish Whiskey

The Legendary Dark Silkie Smokey Irish Whiskey

Over the last six months, I have accumulated so many whisky samples that are now just waiting to be tasted and reviewed, that it has become difficult to decide which one to choose. A couple of months ago I received a sample of Sliabh Liag The Legendary Dark Silkie...

Glengoyne 10 Single Cask for Dr Jekyll’s

Glengoyne 10 Single Cask for Dr Jekyll’s

Glengoyne is a distillery I am not very familiar with. Of course, I have tasted a few of their whiskies, and I also have a bottle of Tea Pot Dram in my collection, but I am not very familiar with the brand. Dr Jekyll's in Oslo is one of my favourite whisky bars, and...

Royal Brackla 2013 The Whisky Cellar

Royal Brackla 2013 The Whisky Cellar

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending my first tasting on Twitter, orchestrated by @TweetTastings, Steve Rush @TheWhiskyWire, and The Whisky Cellar @WhiskyCellar, together with a fantastic selection of people from the whisky community. The lineup consisted of five...

Deanston 12 Highland Single Malt

Deanston 12 Highland Single Malt

In early August I received a box of whisky samples from a very sweet friend in Germany, and amongst them was a generous sample of the Deanston 12. This is a whisky I have been curious about for a while, as many people (including Roy from Aqvavitae) seem to be quite...

The Liberator Tawny Port Finish

The Liberator Tawny Port Finish

About a month ago a friend sent me a few samples and one of them was the one I'm tasting tonight, The Liberator. My first thought upon opening the sample is that this is a typical Irish whiskey and it feels very familiar and homey to me. The Liberator brings me...

Bivrost Niflheim Arctic Single Malt Whisky

Bivrost Niflheim Arctic Single Malt Whisky

Niflheim is the first release limited edition whisky from Bivrost and I own a couple of the 800 (1622 in total) bottles that were released to the Norwegian market back in May. Not only is it triple distilled under the breathtaking northern lights, but it also contains...

Currach Single Malt

Currach Single Malt

I honestly had no idea what to expect from this whiskey, but I might as well admit to being a little bit scared by the description. I was raised living by  a Norwegian fjord, but maritime life has never been for me and the smell of rotting seaweed is not something I...