It was with great fanfare that Ardbeg launched an extension to their core range – Ardbeg An Oa. The first permanent expression to join the Ardbeg core range since Corryvreckan in 2009. The rest of the core range include Ardbeg 10 yo and Ardbeg Uigeadail. Arbeg and Glenmorangie is part of the LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) company and they are a great marketing company.
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Many years ago, I worked for SAB. Based in Johannesburg at the Sandton head office, I had regular visits to the various distilleries. Each distillery has an individual culture, but the one constant was the smell. The delicious, malty, hoppy smell of beer being brewed.
The First ‘Whisky of the Week’ for 2018! I start on an Indian note – with the Paul John Classic Select Cask. I love exploring world whisky. Whisky that come from non-traditional countries such as South Africa, France, India or Taiwan. It is probably linked to my endless wanderlust. Drinking a whisky from a new country allows me to dream about traveling there and seeing it for myself. When I got invited to taste a few Paul John during a tasting at Churchills Bar I was understandably excited.
The Dalwhinnie Distillers Edition 1990 – Another release from the Diageo stable that I have had for AGES, but never properly written about. Representing the Highlands in the Diageo Classic Malts Collection Dalwhinnie, together with Oban, Glenkinchie, Lagavulin and Talisker complete the collection aof the six original malts launched and marketed together by United distillers in 1988.
This is one of the bottles that started our whisky collection, before we even realized we are collecting. We tasted the Glenmorangie Lasanta at our favorite restaurant and loved it and John brought a bottle home soon after to remind us of a great evening.
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