by Saratoga Whiskey Club | Dec 2, 2020 | Tastings
Tasting #63: Bruichladdich
On Wednesday, November 4th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 63rd tasting! We were joined by Jeff Greenstain, Brand Development Manager from Remy Cointreau, to go through Bruichladdich’s history and to taste some of their core lineup. We ended up tasting two of the new Octomore’s that we just released and they were fantastic. It was a great tasting and thank you to Jeff and Justin from Remy for setting this up for the club!
Here is what we tasted:
- The Classic Laddie
- Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2011
- Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2010
- Port Charlotte 10 Year
- Octomore 11.1
- Octomore 10 Year
32 members were online using Zoom for this really fun and rare tasting!!
For scores, please visit our Scores page.
by Saratoga Whiskey Club | Jun 27, 2019 | Tastings
Tasting #36 Recap: Feis Ile 2019
On Wednesday, June 26th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had a really special & unique tasting that focused on bottles recently brought back from the Feis Ile Music & Whisky Festival on Islay. This was a first for the club and probably one of our best tastings to date! It was a packed house and there were 20 members in attendance.
Here is a list of the whiskies we tasted:
- Bunnahabhain 17 Year Sauternes Finish – Feis Ile 2019
- Bowmore 15 Year Ex-Bourbon – Feis Ile 2019
- Laphroaig Cairdeas Triple Wood Cask Strength – Feis Ile 2019
- Lagavulin 19 Year – Feis Ile 2019
- Caol Ila 22 Year – Feis Ile 2019
- Octomore Event Horizon – Feis Ile 2019
For scores from the tasting, please go to Scores.
It was a fantastic evening recapping the Feis Ile and tasting some of the superb whiskies that we brought home to New York. Everyone enjoyed this special treat. Cheers!