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Saturday, 10 November 2018

Drinks By The Dram The Single Cask Whisky Advent Calendar // Calendar Countdown


- Dalmore 11 Year Old 2007 (cask 516965) - Highland Laird (Bartels Whisky)
- Glen Ord 8 Year Old 2010 (cask 11) - Highland Laird (Bartels Whisky)
- Glentauchers 20 Year Old - Chorlton Whisky
- Glenturret 12 Year Old 2005 (cask 12417) - Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
- Arran 21 Year Old 1996 (cask 12357) - Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
- Speyside 10 Year Old 2007 (cask 0119) - The Cooper's Choice (The Vintage Malt Whisky Co.)
- Tobermory 2008 Marsala cask finish 56.5% abv
- Bunnahabhain 2006 @ 70cl 48% 11 Year Old
- English Whisky Co. 6 Year Old 2011 - Claxton's
- Kilchoman 2012 Wine Finish (Cask 405) DBTD
- Glen Garioch 5 Year Old 2012 (cask 1200002406) (Scotland Grindlay)
- Craigellachie 9 Year Old 2008 (cask 900310) - Cask Classics (Skene Whisky)
- Tormore 21 Year Old 1995 (cask 20100) (Rest & Be Thankful)
- Blanton's Straight From The Barrel - Barrel 1628
- Paul John 6 Year Old 2009 - Single Cask (Master of Malt)
- Caledonian 33 Year Old 1982 - Single Cask (Master of Malt)
- Glenfarclas 2009 (bottled 2016) (cask 1805) - Drinks by the Dram
- The Artful Dodger Whisky Collective Port Charlotte 2009 8 Year Old
- The Artful Dodger Whisky Collective Clynelish 1997 20 Year Old
- And more...

How is it different to last years?

As you can see the contents say and more which means there may be more than the two repeats highlighted. Nonetheless that is an amazing contents list it's just a little disappointing that they again for another advent went with the same Kraft style design as last year.

Is it worth the price?

The price has increased to £194.95 this year which again a lot of people will be put off by. The unique selling point of this advent is the fact it's single cask and again from my point of view it's another year of seeing brand names that I don't recognise or knew did single cask whiskys. This is worth the money but would be ideal for the collectors or whisky enthusiasts than as a general gift idea.

Are you a fan of Single Cask Whiskys? Would you consider this advent for yourself or someone else?

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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