You’re invited: The Spanish Acquisitions

G’day guys, As the theme suggests, this upcoming sharing session is all about whiskies I brought back from Spain recently.  Thanks to Scott and the guys at the Oak Barrel, we are again fortunate enough to use their place for the sharing session. The line up for the night (we kick things off at 6:30pm…

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Dram Review: The Nectar of The Daily Drams Distilled in Ireland Aged 26 Years

[55.8%・26 Years Old・Distilled in 1989・Bottled in 2016・The Nectar Bottling・Single Cask Release] I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Mr. Mario Groteklaes of The Nectar during Whisky Live Singapore a few months back. What a legend with a wealth of whisky knowledge! Mario brought three of his current releases to the show, all bottled to celebrate The…

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In case you weren’t there: Our Picks from the WOW Whisky Show 2016

We had a lot of whiskies over the past two days at the Sydney World of Whisky Whisky Show. We didn’t get to taste everything of course but we did manage to put together a short list of our favourite whiskies. Berry’s Clynelish 17 Yo Cask Ref 4050    Just simply a textbook Clynelish, right away there is the signature…

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Whisky Review: Macallan 12 Sherry Oak (2015- Release)

Colour: Glossy Medium Pale Amber Nose: The initial nose is full of crisp Apple blossoms and sweet sultana sherry influences. Really an elegant and refined nose with the usually heavier sherry notes balanced out by the crisp florals. Take a deeper wiff and you’ll get sweet dried fruits and a hint of wood spice akin to…

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Whisky Review: Limeburners “Directors Cut” M134

Tasting Notes Limeburners “Directors Cut” Barrel M134 ☆☆ Style: Musky and Muscat-Sweet Nose: Sprinkles of chili powder leads the introduction and followed by some adorable creamy beeswax which evolves to honey-coated mochi (Japanese rice cake) and cream brûlée. Subtle, dry raisin notes more apparent when giving it sometime to breathe, generating some appetizing acidity to…

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Whisky Review: Teeling 21 Years Old

Tasting Notes: Teeling 21 Years Old Silver Bottling ☆ [Recommended] Nose: A mix of fruity and floral notes at the nose, freshly picked peaches, sweet but not too thick… The fruity sweetness is supplemented by some drier touches, aroma of sandalwood and barley to offer a bit of natural rawness. Palate: Wondrously sweet and sappy flow…

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