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Edinburgh Whisky Blog Movember Tasting

Edinburgh Whisky Blog Movember Tasting

27th November 2014

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The Edinburgh Whisky Blog Movember fund-raiser is becoming another yearly tradition, this year was another resounding success with plenty of fine whiskies imbibed and monies raised!

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Held at Ruffians barber shop in Edinburgh, the evening started with Martin and Alan from Solid Liquids who had created a bespoke whisky cocktail for the night, called ‘Hankey Hickory’, which used Hankey Bannister Heritage Blend as the base.

The full cocktail recipe is below:

2 parts Hankey banister Heritage Blend

1 part Palomino sherry 0.5 parts cloudy apple juice

0.5 parts Magic Cherry Syrups (cherries macerated in Aberlour a’bunadh and spices)

1 dash Orchard Bitters

The cocktail was then smoked with hickory wood chips and served in a chilled champagne coupe.

This was followed by:

Balblair 12 Years Old 2002 Bourbon Cask #680 – Distillery Edition ~ 58% (Balblair Distillery)

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The Glenlivet 18 Years Old 1996 – Distillery Exclusive ~ 50.7% (The Glenlivet Distillery)

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25.65 The whispered kiss ~ 50% (SMWS)

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129.3 Unwind and set your watch to Islay Time ~ 60.2% (SMWS)

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