Three North Star Blends

Anyone who has ever been part of a hobby (something I used to think was ubiquitous but have since realized isn’t) and made it realizes that there’s a point where you’re newer, and you want to share facts about this fun new thing, so you end up talking to someone who is very experienced. And […]

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A Set of Compass Box Reviews

So when you get into whisky there’s a lot of people who’ll immediately jump onto some sacred cow beliefs that are prevalent. Things like “never ever add anything to your whisky” which is dumb, because it’s your whisky. I may not like it with an ice cube or felched out of your partner’s nether region […]

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Monumental 30 Alexander Murray & Co

Thanks to /u/ScotchGuyTo for sharing this dram There’s always a question that people have: Why are you in my house? Where’s my family? Why are you doing this? Why are you a doll? Wait, it was the guy lying dead in the chamber the whole time? That’s not a twist, that’s bullshit… Fuck, there’s 9 of these? […]

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Cadenhead Robust Smokey Embers 25

Thanks to /u/dramfine for this dram. Cadenhead Robust Smokey Embers 25 is a blended malt of Ardbeg, Bowmore, & Caol Ila. All of them were vatted together in a second maturation for four years in a 2nd fill Sherry Hogshead. This is batch numero 3. I mean, do I need to say more here? Really? It’s three Islay […]

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Multiple Campbeltown Whiskies

I was interested in Scotch when I first went to Scotland. And kudos to the Scotch Whisky Experience. I went through it, they gave me the basics as a base for me to get wrong and be corrected and grow. For instance, they poured one from almost every Scotch region. Yes, almost. They talked about […]

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Perth Canadian Whisky

Thanks to /u/devoz, who pointed out this whisky and said I had to try it. Top Shelf Distillers is a small distillery. They currently are making moonshine, gin, vodka, Perth Canadian Whisky, and hand sanitizer (if you’re reading this after the pandemic is over, wash your hands, hug your friends and family, and appreciate the little things in […]

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Johnnie Walker Red (1970s)

Thanks to /u/ScotchGuyTo for sharing this dram. Whisky pops up in history here and there. Let me be clear: History is filled with more important things than distilled beer that ensures we get giggly while tasting different interesting flavours. However, what is interesting, when looking at important figures who had major impacts, they drank heavily. It’s no […]

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