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Friday, 9 November 2018

Drinks By The Dram The Premium Whisky Advent Calendar // Calendar Countdown


Contents

- The Lost Distilleries Blend - Batch 8
- The Half-Century Blend
- Starward 10th Anniversary
- Royal Brackla 16 Year Old
- Rock Oyster 18 Year Old
- Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky
- Bulleit Bourbon 10 Year Old
- Caol Ila 2004 (bottled 2016) Moscatel Cask Finish - Distillers Edition
- Singleton of Dufftown 18 Year Old
- Deanston 18 Year Old
- Crabbie 12 Year Old
- Woodford Reserve Master's Collection - Sonoma-Cutrer Finish
- Peat's Beast Cask Strength Pedro Ximénez Cask Finish
- BenRiach 21 Year Old Temporis
- The GlenDronach 18 Year Old Allardice
- Laphroaig Lore
- Kilchoman 2012 Wine Finish (Cask 405) DBTD
- Glenfarclas 21 Year Old
- Girvan 28 Year Old 1989 (cask 16785) - Celebration Of The Cask (Càrn Mòr)
- The Nikka 12 Year Old
- Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Reserva Rum Cask Finish
- Balvenie Peat Week Aged 14 Year Old - 2002 Vintage
- Ailsa Bay 1.2
- Balvenie 21 Year Old PortWood Finish

How is it different to last years?

This year it only features 3 repeated products, which is impressive for a whisky advent calendar. I honestly expected this to be the same advent as it's the same design as last year. It's disappointing its the same design and colour, would have been nice to see something new. I am pleased to see new brands in the contents, for a premium whisky advent you'd expect there to be items you've never heard of or couldn't get in the local supermarket. 

Is it worth the price?

Coming down in price to £249.95 you are saving £30 in comparison to last years version. Although worth the price I still find paying £250.00 for an alcohol advent extravagant. In my opinion these advents are for collectors and whisky connoisseurs. 

What do you think of Drinks By The Dram having a premium whisky advent? Do you think they should have a mixed one with all whiskeys?

I am doing another month of #CalendarCountdown, I'd love to know what you think of all the different advents and you can find me on FacebookTwitter & Instagram. Use the hashtag #CalendarCountdown if you have one of these advents or if you have your own way of counting down to Christmas.

As always, thanks for reading...

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