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Tasting
Odotin kovasti viime viikonloppua ja tastingia, jonka olin luvannut pitää hyvän ystäväni polttareissa. Koen useimmiten antoisimmaksi pitää tasting ihmisille joilla ei ole vielä luotua suhdetta viskiin, tai ihastuminen on hakusessa muiden juomien viidakossa. 13 hengen porukkaamme mahtui hyvä skaala suomalaista juomakulttuuria, johon pääsin ehkä hieman omalla innostuneisuudellani vaikuttamaan. Usein minulta myös kysellään ihan perusteista lähtevää […]

The Giant Master Class Tasting of Glengoyne

The best tasting of this year..or maybe even decade
Winter was in Westeros..eh Västerås when I arrived there last Friday. It was finally the weekend I had been waiting like a kid waits for Christmas. I haven’t had chance to taste any Glengoyne whiskies from 60s or 70s before and now there was 20 different waiting for me in Glengoyne Masterclass tasting arranged by […]

Blind tasting: Kyrö Distillery Company Suomi 100 rye whisky vs. Helsinki Distilling Company batch 1 rye whiskey

There was lovely scent of rye in the air
We had superb week for finnish whisky lovers in November. Two new 3yo 100% rye whiskies in one week. Both distilleries were established 2014. Kyrö was released first ever finnish rye whisky in august and this was their second batch. Even though these batches were really small, 360 and 580 bottles I managed to get […]