August 15, 2018

#156: New Whisky

With summer madness in full swing at both Elise and Billy’s offices, it was time for a less elaborate session – a selection of tasty new releases.

Bladnoch 10yo (46.7% abv)

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Daftmill 2006 Summer Batch Release (46% abv)

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Give ‘n’ Tell 25yo (51.4% abv) [BUY]

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GlenAllachie 18yo (46% abv) [BUY]

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Method and Madness Single Pot Still finished in virgin Hungarian oak (46% abv) [BUY]

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Port Charlotte 10yo (50% abv) [BUY]

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June 14, 2018

#155: Distillery Only

Billy visits distilleries quite often and, good boy that he is, he usually picks up something for the Squad. In this session, we drank a load of them. They were nice.

Slane Distillery Blend (45% abv)

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Strathisla 15yo Batch 2 Distillery Only (55.9% abv)

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Benromach 2010 Cask #280 Distillery Exclusive (61% abv)

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Glen Scotia 2005 Cask No.818 (Distillery only) (58.2% abv)

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Glen Moray 2011 Peated Port Distillery Selection (55.6% abv)

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Springbank 2006 11yo Refill Butt (Cage bottling) (58.1% abv)

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Laphroaig Cairdeas Fino Cask Finish (51.8% abv)

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April 19, 2018

#154: Newish Year, Newish Whisky

This was meant to be our January session, but nevertheless we celebrated the turning of another year with a selection of new(ish) drams from new(ish) distilleries.

Strathearn Triple Distilled New-Make (53.5% abv)

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Macaloney Mac Na Braiche (50% abv)

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Milk & Honey Young Single Malt Cask #036 & #037 (46% abv)

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Spirit of Yorkshire 001 (46% abv) [BUY]

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Cotswolds Inaugural (46% abv)

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Kilkerran 12yo (46% abv) [BUY]

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Wolfburn Northland (46% abv) [BUY]

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March 20, 2018

#153: I (heart) Whisky Part Two – Billy’s Choice

Continuing last month’s theme, this time it was Billy’s turn to choose some drams.

Longrow 2001 Chardonnay Finish (2008) (aka Longrow White) (56% abv)

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Laphroaig 10yo (bottled 1990s) (43% abv)

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Tomatin 1978 25yo (40% abv)

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Balcones Texas Single Malt (53% abv) [BUY]

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Starward Anniversary (52% abv) [BUY]

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Bowmore Black Rock (40% abv) [BUY]

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February 15, 2018

#152: I (heart) Whisky Part One – Elise’s Choice

We love whisky at Whisky Squad (obvs), so decided just to do some sessions with whiskies that we love. First up: Elise.

Compass Box No Name (48.9% abv) [BUY]

Teeling/DOT Brew Collaboration (60.7% abv)

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OOLA Waitsburg Bourbon (47% abv) [BUY]

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Highland Park Full Volume (47.2% abv) [BUY]

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Bushmills Distillery Reserve (40% abv)

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Peat Monster 10th Anniversary Cask Strength (Park Ave Liquors) (54.7% abv)