Author Archives: Jim

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+.

Facebook Shutting Down Whisky Selling & Trading Groups?

When I was a kid, I used to collect comic books, baseball cards, and all the other fun toys kids my age collected. I told my mom that they would be worth a lot one day! Fast forward to today … Continue reading

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Ol’ Major Smokey Bacon Bourbon Review

My first thought, before I even saw the bottle, was that this was gimmicky. It’s the whole “oh bacon is awesome, great with everything, blah blah.” Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy bacon. I don’t go crazy when I smell … Continue reading

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Glen Garioch 1797 Founder’s Reserve Tasting Notes

The Highland region is massive. It’s basically all of northern Scotland with a little chunk removed, named Speyside, and is home to many well known distilleries like Glengoyne, Glenmorangie, Edradour, Dalmore, Macallan, Oban… the list goes on and on. Funny … Continue reading

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How to “Refine” Your Palate

Ever read tasting notes and think: “I am not getting any of those flavors…” ? Here are Glenlivet 12 Tasting Notes from Master of Malt: Nose: Sweet creamy vanilla, honey, pineapple, vanilla, pressed apples and a little cinnamon. Palate: Apple … Continue reading

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5 Tasty St. Patrick Day Cocktails

When I’m sitting at home by myself or with a few friends, my drink of choice is a whisky of some kind, neat. When I’m out with friends, at a restaurant, or at a party – my whisky is usually … Continue reading

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