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Balvenie 17 Year Madeira Cask Tasting Notes

Madeira is both and island and the name of a Portuguese archipelago, of which the island is a part of, that is one of two Autonomous regions of Portugal (the other being the Azores). It’s a popular tourist destination spot … Continue reading

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Balvenie 21 Year Old Port Wood Finish

It’s no secret that the Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year is one of my favorite scotch whiskys. At that price point, under $40 a bottle, it’s something I get to enjoy on a regular basis along with Glenlivet 12. The Balvenie … Continue reading

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Balvenie 17 Year Peated Cask

Balvenie is one of my favorite distilleries and the Balvenie 15 is very often my go to scotch these days. I really enjoy its fruitiness, subtle oakiness, and general sweetness (vanilla?) as a way to help wind down after a … Continue reading

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Balvenie "Discover Rare Craftsmanship" Sweepstakes

Balvenie emailed me a special sweepstakes they’re running for the holidays – you can win a scotch whisky aroma nosing kit. Just in time for the holidays, The Balvenie is offering the chance to win a one-of-a-kind prize: An exclusive … Continue reading

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The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Tasting Notes

I first tried The Balvenie DoubleWood (12 Years) in England at my friend David’s home in Beverly last Thanksgiving (had a great Thanksgiving meal too!). Well, it wasn’t until only recently that I bought a bottle for myself (two in … Continue reading

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