Those who live in India know that after holi, the temperature rises and the real summer begins! Which means in April, you’d be a fool to not seek solace with fans or the occasional A/C and liquid libations tends towards beer o’clock than whisky.
However call me an April fool, but this Whisky Lady had another active month with:
- Sharing thoughts on ‘Feminist twist on whisky‘ with a link to an interview in SheThePeopleTV and other whisky women bloggers
- Celebration of 200 whisky posts!
- Speculation that if you were to pair whisky with jazz, what would you chose?
- Plus a wee dance through a few Compass Box blend reviews
As for our whisky clubs? Oh we had a full month too!
- Glenburgie 18 year (1995/2014) Cask No 6451 46% – Lost a little nuance but still delightful
- Bunnahabhain 26 years (1966/2014) Cask No 1874 48.6% – Does not do well sitting in the bottle…
- Edradour 10 year (2004/2015) Cask No 406, Bottle 440 46% – Still sherry rich and yum!
- Bourbon Single Cask 60.5% – One to make you think a little
- Pedro Ximenez Single Cask 58.4% – An evening companion
- Sherry Single Cask 60.6% – Sherry, peat… oh my!
- With a delicious whisky dinner pairing
- Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Finish 40% – What not to buy from Kavalan – nothing wrong but nothing right either
- Kavalan Solist Sherry Cask No S1001200358, Bottle No 025/507 57.8% – What you must buy from Kavalan – rich sherry coffee crazy flavours
- Nikka Coffey Grain 45% – Nice but….
- With a bonus of infused gin, Chinese baijiu + JD Tennessee Honey Liqueur
While we sampled in March, I published in April tasting notes on our remarkable Kilchoman peat pairing with:
- Machir Bay 46% (predominantly bourbon) paired with mixed micro greens and smoked cheese, olive oil, almonds and cherry tomatoes
- Sanaig 46% (predominantly sherry) paired with smoked chicken / smoked vegetable ratatouille with almond milk mash
- Sherry Cask 60.6% (100% sherry) paired with chocolate ganache
- Tasting notes on our Kilchoman dinning experience
Also turned to the archives to revisit tastings of bourbon and rye with:
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