Review 658: Stewarts Dundee 8 Year

A rare change to taste a very old blend. Supposedly from around the 50’s through 70’s. This was part of a line-up for the 10th anniversary for drankenspeciaalzaak ‘Bij Thijs’ with very special old and rare whisky’s. Thank you Thijs for sharing this!!

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Review 608: The Spice Tree Extravaganza 3 Year

In December of 2016 we had our last club gathering of the year for the Whisky Club Groningen. And as tradition dictates we have special guest for that afternoon to present us with some lovely whiskies. This time it was Tom-Roderick Muthert from Dramtime.nl who took us through some independent bottlers and their history and different approaches.

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Review 602: Timorous Beastie 21 Year

A while back we (3 friends and me) had a monster tasting Saturday. We where supposed to select the odd few bottles/samples from our collection to let the others taste it. And as it turned out everybody had great trouble selecting the “few” bottles from their collection . So we ended up with a table filled with bottles and samples and had a hard time shifting through them all to select the ones to taste (oh well, life sucks).

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Review 487: Glenpark ‘Burn of Speyside’ 3 Year

This blend was supposedly lost in a warehouse somewhere in Antwerp. It was stored in 144 casks that where destined to go to the United States but they never reached their destiny. Van Wees bought the casks and after research they found out that is was distilled by William Grant & Sons in Dufftown. They bottled this and brought 22.000 bottles on the market.

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Review 471: Johnnie Walker Gold Label 18 Year

The first dram of our tasting afternoon with the Whiskyclub Groningen is to open the palate and have some fun on this warm Sunday afternoon.

What they write about it:
Johnnie Walker Gold Label is the perfect blend for an indulgent celebration. Luxurious, creamy and honeyed, it is a wonderful tribute to the harmonious partnership of Speyside and Highland Whiskies….

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