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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+.

My Favorite Bourbons, 2015 Edition

Did you know that September is National Bourbon Heritage Month? In celebration of this wonderful month, I thought I’d share my favorite bourbons. I only started enjoying bourbons within the last few years, so my evolution in enjoying this fine … Continue reading

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What’s up with all this Scotch in space news?

In the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of news involving scotch and space, the final frontier. Some of it was fluffy, some of it was legit, but it’s interesting how these stories clustered together. The two that I … Continue reading

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NEAT Glass Review

The first time I tried whisky, it was in a standard rocks glass. Straight sides, wide opening, plenty of space for an ice cube or three (though I didn’t put one). If you had asked me, back then, if I … Continue reading

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Templeton Rye Settlement

Are you a fan of Templeton Rye? Did you know it’s not distilled in Templeton, Iowa? If you’re wondering why this is a big deal, you have to consider the backstory (and marketing) to Templeton Rye. Back during the Prohibition … Continue reading

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Hibiki Japanese Harmony Tasting Notes Review

It shocked the world when Jim Murray, author of The Whisky Bible, named The Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 as the best whisky in the world. It was the first time, in the 12 year run of The Whisky … Continue reading

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