In a travesty of blogger failure, I’ve managed to write a whisky blog for SIX YEARS without reviewing Ardbeg 10 year-old. I now right this egregious wrong with the following review. I beg your collective forgiveness. Ardbeg, that bastion of peat-freakdom, that Mecca of peat-worship, is one of the ...
The difference between Tennessee Whiskey, like Jack Daniel’s, for example, and Bourbon is that after the spirit is distilled, Tennessee Whiskey is filtered through sugar-maple charcoal. This filtering, known as the Lincoln County Process, is what distinguishes Tennessee Whiskey from your average Bourbon, like Jim Beam.
Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old Reviews Fantastic but air detoriates quality Great value, the first half of the bottle was truly fantastic. Unfortunately it seems quality drops extra fast with Bunna 12 as the second half (I finnished the bottle in six mounts time) was pretty ordinary .
Prohibition Edition Released 90 years after the end of the era which it celebrates, Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition has been crafted as a salute to the notorious Captain William McCoy, who smuggled Cutty Sark blended Scotch whisky into America during the Prohibition era of the 1920s.
Laphroaig Quarter Cask is widely available, and prices are fairly stable. In the U.S., you should usually expect to pay $45 to $50, although officially this should be marked at $55. In the UK, £38 is the rough norm, but in Europe the price is a good deal lower at €32 to €35, presumably due to lower taxes.
Blended malt scotch whisky: Formerly called vatted malts, these are a blend of single malts from two or more distilleries. Companies such as Compass Box purchase whiskies and blend them to create new products with certain characteristics. Peat Monster, for example, is a Compass Box whisky that emphasizes the rich, smoky flavor of peat.
Ardbeg Uigeadail earned the Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2011 and 2012, and a score of 95 points from Whisky Advocate. In addition, the whisky earned a score of 97.5 points from the Whisky Bible, which named it the Whisky of the Year.
SIA . Price: $50 Ripped from the pages of Kickstarter, this crowd-funded scotch turns expectations upside-down by holding its own against legacy like Laphroaig and Glenlivet. With a flavor profile of dried apricot, honey, and tangerine, you can expect some serious depth to this new-fangled scotch.
Single pot still whiskey is a style of Irish whiskey made by a single distillery from a mixed mash of malted and unmalted barley distilled in a pot still. Somewhat similar to single malt whiskey, the style was defined by its inclusion of unmalted raw barley in the mash in addition to malt.
Batch 01 BATCH 01 is a remarkable marriage of eight of the most famous Scotch Single Malts from Islay, Islands and the Speyside region. The end result is a complex and commanding Whisky bottled at the peak of its powers—its spirit barely contained by the cork.
A massive success as the island representative in Diageo's 'Classic Malts' series, Talisker 10yo's profile keeps increasing as more fans discover its intense coastal spicy, peaty character. A trul... A massive success as the island representative in Diageo's 'Classic Malts' series, Talisker 10yo's profile keeps increasing as more fans discover its intense coastal spicy, peaty character.
The Scottish Presbyterians is the official, as well as the largest, church in the country. The Church of Scotland, as it is called, claims the adherence of nearly half the population. Roman Catholics, particularly strong in the western Highlands, make up the second-largest group of worshippers.
With the value of global Scotch whisky sales increasing, we countdown the world’s 10 largest Scotch whisky brands. Although the number of bottles of Scotch sold around the world actually fell in 2012, the value of sales grew by 1%. This is attributed to drinkers in the US and Asia turning to more expensive brands.