Tag Archives: The Balvenie

In Depth: The ULTIMATE Balvenie Tun 1401 Guide

The long-awaited Balvenie Tun 1401 article is finally here! I feel like I’ve been preparing my entire whisky-related existence for this post. I truly hope you enjoy the result of…

Review: The Balvenie 17 Year RumCask

For a good part of the aughts, The Balvenie released an annual 17 year old limited edition expression. In 2008, that expression was The Balvenie 17 Year RumCask. This whisky…

Review: The Balvenie Stories Range 2019

The Balvenie Stories is Balvenie for a new generation. This new range is the first in what I anticipate will be a series of special releases driven by the stories…

Balvenie 30

Review: The Balvenie 30 Year

It’s no secret that I love The Balvenie. The house flavor profile really works for me and I’m a big fan of William Grant and Sons as a company. The…

Balvenie 17 Year Doublewood

Review: The Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year

Balvenie Doublewood was my gateway whisky. It was the bottle that made me realize how good a single malt could be even with a beginner’s palate. Aside from its place…

Review: The Balvenie 15 Year Single Barrel (Sherry Cask)

2014 was a rough year for my relationship with The Balvenie. The discontinuation of my two favorite bottlings (Single Refill Bourbon Barrel 15 Year and Tun 1401) had me questioning…

Review: The Balvenie 50 Year Cask 191

As you have probably read by now, I got an opportunity recently to taste The Balvenie’s Cask 191 with David Stewart, the Balvenie team, and some fellow social media personalities….

Update: Balvenie Cask 191 50 Year Post is Up!

My full recap of the Balvenie tasting event including the 50 year old Cask 191 is up. Ready the full recap here!

Review: The Balvenie Cask 100 33 Year Sherry Butt

I’ve had a lot of Balvenie in my day. I’ve tried it bourbon barrel-matured, finished in Port casks, Rum casks, Madeira casks, and in different proportions and combinations including my…

Review: The Balvenie 21 Year Portwood

I have been a big fan of Balvenie’s Portwood for a long time. It’s another one of those drams that really showcases the versatility of Balvenie’s honeyed house style in…