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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+.

Aberlour 16yo Double Cask Matured Tasting Notes

I make no secret of the fact that I’m a huge fan of Aberlour A’bunadh and it’s cask strength goodness… and its sherry bomb. This is actually the first 16yo I remember trying, it’s a strange number to see (until … Continue reading

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Why does Jack Daniel’s call itself “sour mash” whiskey?

Ever wonder why Jack Daniel’s calls itself “sour mash” whiskey? Ever since doing shot after shot after shot of Jack in college, I’ve always wondered what “sour mash” meant. It sure didn’t taste sour. Now that it’s been years and … Continue reading

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Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14yo Tasting Notes

My lovely wife and I play this fantastic game where she will pour some scotch in a glass and I will drink it. I love this game. And I love my wife. The game is actually that I try to … Continue reading

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1776.co Leather Flask Review

The topic of flasks doesn’t come up a lot here on Scotch Addict because every good scotch drinker knows that it’s best to enjoy your dram out of a whisky glass, not some flask. That said, from time to time, … Continue reading

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Is Whisky a Good Investment?

Reader Mike sent me this question the other day – I have read a few articles about using Scotch whisky as an investment, not a primary source of investment though. I was wondering what your thoughts on this would be … Continue reading

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