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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+.

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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Ever Mix Milk and Scotch? (Scotch Milk Punch Recipe)

Have you ever tried milk in your Scotch? If it sounds absolutely crazy to you, you’re not alone. It sounds insane to me. Of all the things to mix with Scotch, one of the last things I’d think of would … Continue reading

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What’s Caramel Coloring in Whisky? (E150a)

If I put two glasses in front of you, one the color of pale grass Bud Light and the other as dark as a Guinness Stout… which one do you think has more flavor? Which one has more punch and … Continue reading

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Reader Report: Arran Malt & Kilchoman Tasting Notes

Today’s reader report comes from an event back in October of this year in which Gary, again at a $10 Binny’s Beverage Depot event, sampled Arran and Kilchoman. Longtime readers of Scotch Addict are probably familiar with fellow reader Gary. … Continue reading

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