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Best Scotch for a Special Occasion

“What is the best scotch for a special occasion?” A reader recently emailed me that question and I absolutely loved it. In Chinese culture (and many many others), alcohol features prominently in celebrations of any kind. Almost every family has … Continue reading

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Johnnie Walker Double Black Tasting Notes

We recently went on a trip to China and as I was wandering around the duty free store at JFK, I saw something new in the Johnnie Walker area of the store. I normally don’t drink Johnnie Walker, I tend … Continue reading

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Johnnie Walker Green Label Discontinued

It looks like Johnnie Walker Green Label will be discontinued. Updated Oct 29th, 2013: I emailed Johnnie Walker and received this response from a representative named Eliza – “We value loyal consumers such as yourself and we appreciate your enthusiasm. … Continue reading

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World's Most Expensive Whiskies

In mid-2006, Forbes listed the world’s most expensive whiskies with the top bottle netting $38,000. That’s right, a single bottle of the stuff at the top of the list costs more than most of the cars on the road today. … Continue reading

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What is a Vatted Malt?

Now that you’re familiar with the differences between blended and single malt scotches, let me introduce a “third” type – vatted malt (or pure malt). Despite my calling it a third type (see the quotes?), vatted malt is really a … Continue reading

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