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Glen Moray 16yo Tasting Notes

Glen Moray is a Speyside distillery located in Laich O’Moray (The Laich of Moray), an agricultural coastal plain located in Moray. Laich means low lying land and Moray is a local council area of Scotland, located in the north-east and … 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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Four Roses Single Barrel Tasting Notes

As scotch whisky prices creep upward, I’ve been dabbling in the world of bourbons and other domestically produced whiskies. There’s a whole rich world of spirits here, a rapidly growing craft distilling culture, so why limit myself? I’m sure you’d … Continue reading

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The Macallan Edition No. 1 Tasting Notes

The Macallan is one of the most celebrated distilleries in all of Scotland and one I’ve visited before in the past. It’s a great tradition and most scotch aficionados make it a point to try their signature bottle, the 18yo. … Continue reading

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Usquaebach Reserve Premium Blended Scotch Whisky Review

Last year, I tried a bottle of scotch that I’d never heard of before — Usquaebach. For us non-native speakers of Gaelic, the word looks like a lot of other scotch whisky names. But it’s a variant of uisge beatha, … Continue reading

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