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Bruichladdich’s “The Three Tens”: The Laddie 10 year old, Port Charlotte 10 year old and Octomore 10 year old

Bruichladdich have released a new trio of whiskies they call ‘The Three Tens’ – three ten year old malts, an unpeated Bruichladdich, a peated Port Charlotte and a heavily peated Octomore.  In this post, I review all three whiskies. 

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The Big Smoke Blended Islay Malt 60

Type: Malt blend Origin: Islay, Scotland ABV: 60%

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Diamond Crown Maximus

Malt Mileage Rating: ★★★★★ Origin: Dominican Republic  Draw: Excellent  Burn: Excellent  Construction: Excellent  Strength: Full  

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Port Charlotte Islay Barley 2008

Recommended use: Enjoy neat Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Single malt whisky  Origin: Islay, Scotland  ABV: 50% Price: £65 Cask No: 14/098-35 Distilled: 12/2008  Drawn: 30/9/2014

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Diamond Crown Julius Caeser (Robusto cigar)

Malt Mileage Rating: ★★★★★ Origin: Dominican Republic  Draw: Excellent  Burn: Excellent  Construction: Excellent  Strength: Excellent 

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Beam Suntory smoky whisky tasting and some tips on how to nose and taste whisky

On 2 December 2015 Malt Mileage had the opportunity to attend a Beam Suntory event at the Henry Bucks menswear store in Melbourne, “Peated Malts of Distinction – a journey through five world class smoky whiskies”. Beam Suntory’s core smoky whiskies were … Continue reading

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Ashton Virgin Sun Grown Torpedo cigar (Dominican Republic)

Rating: ★★★★★ Recommendation: Buy it The Ashton Virgin Sun Grown (VSG) line is blended by Carlos Fuente Jr using Dominican tobacco which has been aged 4 to 5 years. The wrapper tobacco, grown on a private estate in Ecuador, is said to … Continue reading

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Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill (Cuba)

Name: Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill (Cuba) Rating:  ★★★★ Origin: Cuba Cigar info: The Romeo y Julieta Wide Chuchill is a stubby 13 centimeter long cigar with a 55 ring gauge so you can expect some complex, intense and sharp … Continue reading

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La Gloria Cubana (Dominican Republic)

Name: La Gloria Cubana Rating:  ★★★★ Origin: Dominican Republic Cigar info: Almost a decade after Senator Ernesto Perez-Carrillo fled Cuba in 1959 he rekindled a bit of his homeland in Miami’s Little Havana in 1968, when he began to make … Continue reading

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Nub 464 Cameroon Torpedo Cigar (Nicaragua)

  Name: Nub 464 Cameroon Torpedo Cigar Rating:  ★★★★ Origin: Nicaragua   Cigar info: The Nub 464 Cameroon Torpedo Cigar is handmade using a Nicaraguan binder and filler, and, a wrapper from Cameroon.  The tobacco that is grown in Cameroon, … Continue reading

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