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Ardbeg Uigeadail

Oh. My. Ardbeg Uigeadail

I like peaty whiskies. In fact, I love peaty whiskies. But I love complicated whiskies too, with layered flavours and intense characteristics.Uigeadail is not a complex whisky. In fact, it's a very…

@badamsBy @badams11 years ago 0 495

Macallan Travel Series 1950s

Dangerously easy to drink Macallan Travel Series 1950s

I have mixed feelings about this whisky. On the one side it's a real easy dram to drink, going down with remarkable smoothness and making you feel good about it. It carries that distinctive Speyside…

@badamsBy @badams12 years ago 0 175

Bushmills Black Bush

A strong expression Bushmills Black Bush

I generally prefer single malts over blends, but there are a few exceptions - some of Jameson's finest and this particular Bushmills, the Black Bush.Its flavour is remarkably distinctive for a blend,…

@badamsBy @badams12 years ago 0 485

Strathisla 12 Year Old (flat bottle)

A Speyside gem Strathisla 12 Year Old (flat bottle)

I have a love/hate relationship with Speyside whiskies. Many of the ones I've tasted are not according to my tastes, but once in a while I stumble upon as true gem.Strathisla is one of them. The 12 year…

@badamsBy @badams12 years ago 0 385

Jameson 18 Year Old

One of Jameson's finest Jameson 18 Year Old

Jameson's blends nearly unerringly improve with age. The 18 year old 'master selection' is no exception. Full-bodied, rich in flavours, it is nonetheless easy to drink thanks to the presence Jameson's…

@badamsBy @badams12 years ago 0 280

Teaninich 10 Year Old

Lost in chemicals Teaninich 10 Year Old

Teaninich is advertised as a light, fresh whisky, but all I get from it are raw chemicals. Even after repeated attempts and dilution with a splash of water the whisky doesn't open up to me.The taste is…

@badamsBy @badams12 years ago 0 030