Arran 6 Years Old PX Sherry Octave Finish – The Octave Project (55.4%, A.D. Rattray, 2018)

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Arran 6 Years Old PX Sherry Octave Finish – The Octave Project whisky review: On the face of it this had plenty going for it in terms of aroma’s and flavours, I must admit to preferring PX to Oloroso sherry most of the time. Unfortunately this is still too light-bodied to carry these flavours and any previous character has been obliterated. Sadly this PX finish tasted a little force-matured and this whisky’s backbone too weak to take it. 70/100

Arran 6 Years Old Original Bourbon Barrel – The Octave Project (59.3%, A.D Rattray, 2018)

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Arran 6 Years Old Original Bourbon Barrel – The Octave Project whisky review: This 6 year old cask strength bourbon-barrel matured Arran is very light bodied with fresh and fruity spirit and hints of wood. A little bit of a ‘ghost’ whisky, i.e. is it really there? Not a huge amount of character, but fairly light and pleasant enough to carry into the octaves for finishing. 68/100

Whisky Blog rankings July 2018

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July 2018 update whisky blog ranking (ranked by Alexa rank / traffic estimates) http://thewhiskeywash.com/ https://scotchwhisky.com/ https://www.whisky.com/forumblogchat/blog.html http://www.whiskyfun.com/ http://www.breakingbourbon.com/ http://malt-review.com/ http://whiskyadvocate.com/blog/ http://thewhiskeyjug.com/ https://www.forwhiskeylovers.com/ http://www.meleklerinpayi.com/ http://whiskeyreviewer.com/ http://www.whiskynotes.be/ http://modernthirst.com/ http://www.bourbonbanter.com/bourbonblog/ http://scotchnoob.com/ http://scotchaddict.com/ http://www.distillerytrail.com/ http://www.realmendrinkwhiskey.com/ https://maltymates.com/en/ http://bourbonr.com/blog/ http://www.chuckcowdery.blogspot.com/ […]