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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+.

Why I Enjoy My Whisky Neat

When I first started drinking whisky, I’d pour it into a glass with some ice. (for those who gasped, it wasn’t scotch at least!) I’d always seen it enjoyed that way in the movies so that’s how I did it. … Continue reading

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Teeling Whiskey Single Grain Tasting Notes

Teeling Whiskey Single Grain is, as you’d expect, a single grain whiskey fully matured in Cabernet Sauvignon casks from California. Single grain means that it’s, in part, made with grains other than malted barley (in this case, corn). By comparison, … Continue reading

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What’s a Whisky Wedge?

I thought I’d seen it all when it came to “whisky chilling technology.” You have whisky stones, made of soap stones. You have massive ice cubes and ice balls. Now, you have the “whiskey wedge.” It’s essentially ice frozen into … Continue reading

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[VIDEO] Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask Video Review by Swami Suave

We’re testing a new little feature here and it’s a video review by fellow Scotch Addict Facebook member Swami Suave – this five minute video takes a look at Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask Review. Balvenie 14 is finished in Jamaican … Continue reading

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Johnnie Walker Blue “Smart” Whisky Bottle

You have to be kidding me. I have about twenty different things I hate about this idea that Johnnie Walker will be doing with the Blue Label bottle. The gist is that they’ll be sticking a sensor tag on it … Continue reading

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