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In my Mouth I Hold the World

In my Mouth I hold the World This Liquid. This pale lemon, gold flecked sparkle. This tawny, amber, dew. This glittering, glistening gift from earth. Heavy, oily, light, dry. Velvet mouthfeel, long finish. Tongue coating, lips tingling, warmth rolling to the heart....

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THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY 2019 Diploma Certificate

Sign up for THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY Diploma Certificate. 5 Days Full on residential Whisky Education course 21 - 25 October 2019. Inclusive cost is £1350.  Learn enough to start your own distillery... This year we will focus on WATER PEAT YEAST GROWING BARLEY...

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The Islay Whisky Academy 2019 Competition We are delighted to announce that the winner chosen by the First Minister of Scotland  is   LEE ANN KILLETT RAYNER from Atchafalaya, West of Baton Rouge, Louisianna. CONGRATULATIONS!! Lee Ann writes Scotch on the Bayou...

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Bowmore 15 YO. 43% abv.   Sherry Finish. 12 years in Bourbon cask + 3 years in Oloroso Sherry. 8-10 PPM. Good solid "glug" as pouring out of bottle. Slow, spaced tear drops or legs. Colour: Russet amber, orangey brown. Nose: Raisins, burnt tires and red berries on the...

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Islay Barley 2011 Bruichladdich

ISLAY BARLEY 2011. Bruichladdich. Age 6 years. Abv 50% Farms where the barley is grown are: Coull, Rockside, Island, Mulindry, Starchmill, Cruach Farms.Colour: Warm golden colour. The faintest echo of greeny gold. Very, very thin band of gold floating on top of...

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