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Does Age Really Matter? Chichibu The Floor Malted 3 yr, Blair Athol 16 yr, Glen Deveron 20 yr

Many of you fab folks who follow Every Day Adventures in Asia (Mostly)  are not so enthu about my whisky posts… Starting from now, there will be at MOST one post a month from our private whisky tasting club in Mumbai, India.

For those special few interested in more whisky posts – do check out / follow my new blog Whisky Lady devoted to various whisky sampling adventures!   

Without further ado, here is this month’s one and only whisky post…

Tasting Notes from 16 October 2014

This month featured whiskies from Japan’s Ichiro’s Malt Chichibu’s The Floor Malted 3 year, Blair Athol 16 year and Glen Deveron 20 year. (more…)

Kentucky Straight Bourbon: W L Weller Special Reserve, Buffalo Trace, 1792 Ridgemount Reserve, Elijah Craig

Part of a tasting notes series from a monthly private whisky club in Mumbai, India.

Tasting Notes from 18 September 2014

This evening featured Kentucky straight bourbon… taking our usual approach we tried ‘blind’ then unveiled! Our whiskies included: WL Weller Special Reserve, Elijah Craig, Buffalo Trace and 1792 Ridgemount Reserve. (more…)

Compass Box Trilogy – Great King Street Artist’s Blend, Spice Tree + Peat Monster

This is part of a series of tasting notes from a monthly private whisky club in Mumbai, India.

Tasting Notes from 21 August 2014

For this evening, we tried ‘blind’ different ‘expressions’ before unveiling a theme night of three remarkable whiskies from Compass Box: Great King Street Artist’s Blend, Spice Tree and The Peat Monster. (more…)

Singleton Artisan, Sullivans Cove, Bowmore 21

Welcome to tasting notes from a monthly private whisky club in Mumbai, India.  Alas as I’m in Jakarta, am missing our May session, so offer instead notes from last month’s session.

Tasting Notes from 17 April 2014

As usual, we blind tasted samples before revealing the whisky. This month featured: Singleton Artisan, Sullivans Cove and Bowmore 21 year. (more…)

Whisky shopping in KL

It is well-known that I enjoy a good dram…

Hunting for whisky treasures!

Hunting for whisky treasures!

It is also reasonably well-known that I’m part of a lovely private whisky tasting club in Mumbai…

What isn’t so well-known is how we acquire our specialty offerings!

I’m gonna let you into a secret… From trips just like my Malaysia one.

When each member travels, they hunt out a place that goes well beyond the average duty-free fare to titillate our palates with something unique.

We also have a network of friends who come visit, knowing the best thing they can be is a ‘mule’ for our increasingly discerning tastes.

In all my trips to Indonesia last year, I despaired of finding anything remotely interesting.

You see… we’ve exhausted the duty-free options from my usual stops – Bangkok, Singapore and Mumbai airports. (more…)

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