Orbital 8-year-old

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This is a blended whisky with a bit of a twist. It was created by the very good Whisky Magazine from a huge stock of whisky samples they had from all over the world. This hodgepodge of whiskies was then mixed with a grain whisky and aged in a PX cask. I got to try it at this year’s Whisky Live Tel Aviv.

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SMWS 29.173 – Forget Time and Space (16 year old Laphroig)

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Originally reviewed on reddit: 23/12/16

I really liked the name and little story on this one. I sat myself down in my man cave with some ambient music and just escaped into it for a bit.

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Homemade Ginger Beer

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I grew up in South Africa and this stuff is everywhere. There’s a few industrial brands around, but the only real similarity with the good stuff is the name. They’re artificially flavoured carbonated drinks. A lot of Mom & Pop businesses will make the proper stuff or you can just make it yourself. It’s a refreshing and healthy drink, great for after a meal or at the end of a long, hot day.

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