Monthly Archives: December 2016

Whisky Advent Day 15 – Arran 12 Year Cask Strength

This is the first Arran single malt to grace any of the three editions of the Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar. I’ve been fondly selling Arran whisky now, for well over 15 years. At the start their whiskies were … Continue reading

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New beers – December 14th, 2016

Happy holidays everyone! I can’t help but notice an increase in how crazy my Wednesdays are over the last month and a half. Approaching Christmas does that I suppose. To make the best of it, I just have to keep … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 14 – A.D. Rattray Cask Islay Single Malt

On the 14th day of Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent I expect that I am either a hero or a villain, all dependent on whether or not you are a fan of peat! Yesterday it was our Kilchoman cask, a … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 13 – Hump Day – Kilchoman 2011 KWM PX Cask 446

If you’ve made it this far whisky pilgrim, you are halfway to the finish line on our journey. Today’s whisky is the second Kilchoman Kensington Wine Market exclusive single cask to be featured in one of our Whisky Advent Calendars. … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 12 – Glengoyne 18 Year

Another first for the Kensington Wine Market’s 2016 Whisky Advent Calendar, a distillery bottling of whisky from Glengoyne. We were thrilled to put our hands on the Glengoyne 18 Year for the 2016 Calendar, the first time we have featured … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 11 – Teeling Single Grain Irish Whiskey

This is our 2nd Irish Whiskey in the 2016 Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar, but it is unique. It is the first ever single grain Scotch whisky in any of the three editions (2014, 2015 and 2016). Like single … Continue reading

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New beers – December 9, 2016

Howdy folks! I’m back for another week of new beers and dry humor! We’re about a week deep into December now, and the weather has just taken a turn for the worse. I find myself taking solace by crawling into … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 10 – Glenmorangie Original 10 Year

Glenmorangie is one of the World’s best selling single malt brands. Although single malts have been bottled and sold internationally for over 100 years, it was not until the 1960s that the big whisky companies started aggressively promoting single malts. … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 9 – Hyde 10 Year Sherry Finish

It is Whisky Advent Day 9, and I hope you are all hanging in there and enjoying the ride. I know I am! Today we feature our first of two Irish whiskies in the 2016 Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Day 8 – Gordon & MacPhail Miltonduff 10 Year

Whisky Advent Day 8 sees us sampling something a little different. It is an independent bottling of Miltonduff, but it looks like an official bottling… what’s going on here? Well, I’m glad you asked. It wasn’t until the mid 1960′s … Continue reading

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