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How to Pronounce Lagavulin, Bunnahabhain, Auchentoshan & Other Scotches

A few years ago, I shared a resource on how to pronounce certain scotches. It basically had every single scotch I’d ever heard of, including some I hadn’t, and an audio file that helped you along with each term. As … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

We want to wish you and yours a fun and restful holiday season and offer up a toast to a Happy New Year! Stay warm, safe, and we’ll see you all next year. (Photo: pagedooley)

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Bruichladdich: The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

Did you know that Bruichladdich, a famed distillery on Islay, made gin? My first favorite drink is whisky neat, usually a single malt but I’m hardly a Scotch snob, but my second is a gin & tonic. My favorite gin … Continue reading

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NY Giants Player Gifts Teammates Johnnie Blue for Super Bowl Win

Justin Tuck, star defensive end of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, gave every member of the team, including coaches and front office staff, an engraved bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue. At $220 a pop, the total bill came … Continue reading

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Man Busted Smuggling Heroin in Chivas Royal Salute

Four bottles of Chivas Royal Salute, a 21 year vintage worth about $180 a bottle, were used in a failed attempt to smuggle 25 pounds of heroin into the country. Wilfer Bohorquez Rojo was busted at Newark Liberty International Airport … Continue reading

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