Monthly Turnout – May 2017 Whisky to go with the weather

Hi there,

Our June turnout brings 7 outstanding drams of rare character that will satisfy the palates of even the most curious and refined members of our group.

See what’s new and interesting this month and grab yours while we still have them in stock!

Sláinte,
Your friends at the Luxembourgish Cask Selection


Togouchi 18 y.o.

 

€ 108.30

24 pairs in stock
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Nose: Carnation, ginger, floral notes, citrus, spices, bitter dark chocolate and oak
Palate: Cherry kernels, sweet and sour, moist hay, cactus, apricot, salty-maritime note, vegetable garden, smoke, minerals
Finish: Mid to long, grass, dry, citrus

 

 


Ardmore, Very Cloudy

 

€ 50.70

12 in stock
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Nose: Aniseed and lavender, sorrel, gardening and smoke.
Palate: Iodine, barley, whistle tobacco, smoke
Finish: Smoke, sweetness, slightly minty

 


Linkwood, Private Collection, Côte Rôtie Wood Finish

 

€ 115.50

6 in stock
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Nose: Grape-like on the nose, with blackcurrant jam, oak, pine resin and a little earthiness. Hints of lavender, plum wine and a little malt.
Palate: Quite herbaceous on the tongue, with notes of cut hay, forest floor, pine needles, chamomile tea and something farmyard-like. A hint of spice and bitterness develops.
Finish: Decent length with gingernuts, burnt

 


Bruichladdich

 

€ 243.20

3 in stock
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Nose: Plenty of golden barley with a whisper of Sherried spice creeping in.
Palate: Red apple with a tang of orange zest.
Finish: Oak-y spices develop. Quite drying.

 


Fettercairn

 

€ 98.20

2 in stock
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Nose: Tahini, sliced banana and fresh, sweet broccoli all play their part as well as a rock-like mineral note (cairn?). Something darker is lurking beneath the surface too.
Palate: Sweet palate entry, with nougat, then into gorgeous dark raw honey, with great mouthfeel. Very impressive.
Finish: Spicy dates, a touch of tobacco and just a hint of peanut sauce.

 


 

Tastings Calendar

Join us at one of the events below or organize a private tasting for your friends, team or why not — just yourself!

May 9, 7pm
Reif für die Insel @ Mondo del Caffè Genusswelt
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 10, 7pm
Reif für die Insel @ Updown Bar
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 11, 7pm
Reif für die Insel @ The luxembourgish cask selection
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 18, 7pm
VIndependence Day @ The luxembourgish cask selection
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 23, 7pm
Independence Day @ Mondo del Caffè Genusswelt
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 24, 7pm
Independence Day @ Updown Bar
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See our tasting calendar here