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About Jim

Jim is the founder of Scotch Addict and one of the many fans of whisky in all its forms. Connect with me on Google+.

Is Johnnie Walker Green Back in Production? Maybe.

A few years ago, Johnnie Walker discontinued Johnnie Walker Green Label, much to the chagrin of many a fan. As recently as October 2013, they had no plans to offer it again. But readers in our Facebook group reported talking … Continue reading

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What is a Mystery Malt?

Many years ago, I was in a Costco in Delaware when I discovered that Kirkland had a branded bottle of single malt from Macallan. Back then, I knew far less about scotch compared to today. I knew the name – … Continue reading

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Best Scotch Whisky Flask

Scotch is best enjoyed in a whisky glass, no question, but sometimes you’re on the go and you want to bring a little bit of the good stuff with you – what do you do? Bring a whisky flask. What … Continue reading

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Talisker Storm Tasting Notes

One of my more recent fun discoveries is Talisker. Talisker is by no means a rare single malt, it’s one of Diageo’s “Classic Malts”, so it gets more than its fair share of marketing dollars. I also put classic malts … Continue reading

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What is the Best Beginner Scotch Whisky?

When it comes to premium liquors, Scotch whisky is one of the more expensive categories. That’s because Scotch whisky has to come from Scotland and is subject to a variety of duties and taxes as it enter the United States. … Continue reading

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