the weekend is imminent and that means it’s time for a drink. For that you can go to the pub, but it is also nice to just enjoy at home. In this section we are happy to help you find the tastiest and better drinks.
From whiskey to specialty beers and from gin to red wine. When making our weekly selection, we do our utmost to vary, so that we can find a suitable drink for every taste and wallet. We kick off with the gentleman’s drink par excellence: whiskey.
1. Glenfiddich 12 Years
Are you looking for a good entry-level whiskey, both in taste and price? Then the Glenfiddich 12 Years is a good starting point. Well balanced and not too heavy, but a full-fledged whiskey. The fragrance is reminiscent of fruit such as pear. The taste is less fruity, but soft and you can taste the oak light. In short, a friendly and good quality whiskey that both beginners and experienced drinkers will enjoy.
2. Talisker 10 Years
Are you a more experienced drinker, treat yourself to a nice bottle of Talisker 10 Years. This single malt is complex and therefore not very suitable for beginners. The slightly fruity fragrance might suggest otherwise, but this is mainly a whiskey that is praised for its smoky and salty taste. Fun fact about the Talisker 10 Years: this is the whiskey James Bond drinks when he doesn’t feel like a Martini. So a real gentlemen’s drink!
3. Jack Daniels Single Barrel
After two Scotch whiskeys, it is time to cross the Pacific to a country where they write whiskey with an “e”. Jack Daniels Single Barrel is a special whiskey, because only one in a hundred barrels is selected for this bottle. Aging in barrels produces a dark and intense whiskey with full flavors of toasted oak, cherries and spices. A quirky whiskey that you have to love.
4. The Glenlivet 15 Year French Oak
We’ll be going back to Scotland soon for The Glenlivet 15 Year French Oak. Again a somewhat more complex whiskey, but one that you can also enjoy as a novice drinker. The Glenlivet 15 Year French Oak is a whiskey that is mainly reminiscent of winter. Think of cinnamon, cloves, chocolate and caramel. You will also taste a light smoke, but this is not too prevalent. This whiskey is perfect for a cold winter evening in front of the fireplace.
5. Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 5
We conclude with a powerful whiskey, namely the slowest distilled whiskey in Scotland. We see that in the alcohol percentage of 58.2 percent, but more importantly you also taste this process. The Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 5 is a whiskey with a full rich taste that is mainly reminiscent of cloves, vanilla and toffee, but also black pepper is in the aftertaste.