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: Bunnahabhain 2006 Signatory Vintage 9 Years Old

A beautiful young sherried Bunna with a light Amber hue. The nose is a concentration of sweet citrus oils, toffee and salted caramel. A dash of water releases the dam of exotic flavours, dried herbs and florals, cardamom and other sweet spices. Creamy milk chocolate and a light sweet smokiness like roasted chestnuts over a…

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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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Side by Side: Highland Park 18 Years Old and Omega Speedmaster Professional

This post is a bit different from my usual posts. I often see lifestyle photos of watches with whiskies and whilst most of my friends seem to think it’s trivial to pair a dram with a watch, I do think that there is an enjoyment to be had, at least on a personal level, and…

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