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Big Peat – Christmas Edition 2015 (Review)

Big Peat - Christmas Edition 2015 (Douglas Laing Blended Islay Scotch Whisky Bowmore Ardbeg Coal Ila Heavily Peated Whisky)

No festive season is complete without a couple of visits from our favorite Ileach, Big Peat. Underneath his weather-beaten shell, this gentle giant has a heart of gold. And this makes him the perfect guest on long winter evenings that see the sun setting at 4pm (more…)

Glenalba 35yo – Sherry Cask Finish (Review)

Glenalba 35yo Sherry Cask Finish (Barley Mania Blended Whisky Scotland Scotch Lidl Old Glenalba 35)

I do not often get to enjoy a whisky older than myself. While I am not too fixated on age statements, I have to admit that I find the concept of such a well-aged dram rather fascinating; to think that the liquid spent more time in the barrel than I did on this planet is quite mind-boggling. (more…)

Talisker The Distillers Edition 2014 (Review)

BarleyMania - Talisker The Distillers Edition 2014 (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review Tasting Notes Islands Skye Diageo)

I have to hurry a little with this review because my bottle of Talisker‘s wonderful Distillers Edition from two years back is slowly but surely coming to its end. Considering all the joy this precious dram from the Isle of Skye on the northwestern coast of Scotland gave me, I definitely want it to be featured here on BarleyMania (more…)