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Glenlivet Alpha

Juicy Fruit Glenlivet Alpha

Appearance: Light StrawNose: Citrus, floral...really opened up later with a few drops of water that revealed clean and crisp scents, apples and a very gentle oak in the background.Palate: Bursts on the…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 088

Caol Ila 12 Year Old

Rain Day Whisky Caol Ila 12 Year Old

As I sit here, the rain outside my home is pounding. Pounding the roof, pounding the windows, just banging like a banished child that wants to be let in to their home.It seems like whenever it rains like…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 489

WhistlePig 10 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey

What A Nose! WhistlePig 10 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey

“Wow. What a nose!” ? When I first came across this heavenly Rye Whiskey I almost missed it. As I passed by the table, I was slightly distracted and then at the last moment I noticed this smiling pig…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 091

Bernheim Original

Gentle Wheater Bernheim Original

Wheat Whiskies are a bit of an outlier in the Bourbon world.In order to be classified as a Wheat Whiskey, you must have at least 51% Wheat in the mashbill. (the grains that make up your recipe) In this…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 584

Scapa 16 Year Old

The Other Orcadian Scapa 16 Year Old

Hailing from the Northern Scotland Island of Orkney, it is usually compared up against the most successful distillery from that region, Highland Park. In fact, Scapa would be the northernmost distillery…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 287

Glenmorangie 10 Year Old

Original But Forgettable Glenmorangie 10 Year Old

The Glenmorangie 10 is the top selling single malt in Scotland. It has long been a staple in the industry, and is the backbone of the Glenmorangie offerings. It has been well received by many as an…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 078

Lagavulin 16 Year Old

Laga-Lovin' This! Lagavulin 16 Year Old

Let me open by being perfectly honest…Lagavulin 16 is one of my all time favorite Scotches as of this writing. I have purchased it numerous times, and I absolutely love it!!I have enjoyed this dram in…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 693

Macallan 15 Year Old Fine Oak

Fine Indeed! Macallan 15 Year Old Fine Oak

The few times I have had this have all been at a nice local restaurant in my parent's town. We go there occassionally, and we recently went there to celebrate nothing other than the joy of life, and to…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 086

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Peaty Bang For The Buck Ardbeg 10 Year Old

The Ardbeg 10 is an old friend that I have had a few bottles of over the years. It is one of those expressions that an Islay lover like me keeps around consistently in the cabinet. Partially because the…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 184

Ardbeg Uigeadail

Sherry + Peat = YUM Ardbeg Uigeadail

Ardbeg Uigeadail (pronounced ‘Oog-a-dal’) is actually the loch from which all the peat-laden Ardbeg waters flow. For this expression though, it is a union of the classic smoky Ardbeg characteristics and…

@whiskyjourneyBy @whiskyjourney10 years ago 0 090