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  • Scotch Whisky Tasting Review, The Islands, Ardbeg

    Scotch Whisky Tasting Review, The Islands, Ardbeg

    We are scotch whisky tasting again, this time we’re focusing on the Islands and primarily talking about and tasting Ardbeg, a single malt scotch–a scotch whisky distillery on the south coast of the isle of Islay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides group of islands.

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  • Scotch Tasting, Education and Review, Single Malts

    Scotch Tasting, Education and Review, Single Malts

    Auchentoshan, Balvenie 12 year, Balvenie 21 year, we get all crazy with scotch and explain the history, the regions and what makes scotch whisky a scotch whisky.

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  • Everyday Drinkers 40: Scotch Bar Hopping

    Everyday Drinkers 40: Scotch Bar Hopping

    Recorded as “episode 39,” this is really episode 40. Luke and Mike hit the bar to do a scotch tasting on the fly, Derrick’s back at home base recording the show as they taste (and tasting his own). They hit The Royal Mile in Des Moines dressed in… suites? Yeah, they’re suiting up and really standing out at the table.

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  • ABV 22: Blended Scotch Whisky Cocktails

    We’re mixing the Barn Door #2 with five types of blended scotch whisky: Johnnie Walker Black Label, Chivas Regal, Dewar’s “White Label,” Cutty Sark and Scoresby’s Very Rare. The recipe brings a bit of orange while maintaining enough of the blended scotch whisky to make it possible to find the differences.

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  • Scotch Whisky Rant, Johnnie Walker Black (video)

    A quick Flip Cam review/rant of Johnnie Walker based on a quote I found about someone reviewing this product, I figured although I wrote a review, my passion is best seen in video form.

    Plus, it was fun!

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  • Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky Review

    Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky Review

    I wasn’t going to review this product only because I thought everyone knew about Johnnie Walker Black, so who would need to be guided through the experience. Then, while google searching I found very few people actually reviewing the product and those that did simply didn’t understand the concept of blended scotch whisky.

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  • Scotch Manhattan (Rob Roy) Recipe

    lovely classic built with scotch whisky, we’re still using some Johnnie Walker Black Label until we get to diversify our scotch collection. This is a sweeter version of our prior Manhattan cocktail, the Dry Manhattan using bourbon.

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  • Godfather Cocktail Recipe

    Godfather Cocktail Recipe

    We’ve been getting requests to do some Scotch Whisky cocktails so here is the first of two for the week…hey, two’s a good start! We’re utilizing Luxardo’s Maraschino Cherries for this cocktail, very dark colored rich in flavor natrual maraschino cherries. These are not simply bleached and infused with high fructose corn syrup, they’re real.

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  • Everyday Drinkers Special: Scotch Whisky with Keith Law

    Everyday Drinkers Special: Scotch Whisky with Keith Law

    Keith Law is a master blender at Diageo and has been in the industry since 1979. Keith was happy to sit down with us for almost an hour telling us about Scotch, the industry and a few of the great qualities of a fine scotch. What makes a single malt and what makes a blend? Find out all the details in the interview! Read on for his full biography. Master blender Keith Law began his career in the Scotch whisky […]

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  • Everyday Drinkers 25: Scotch Whisky

    Everyday Drinkers 25: Scotch Whisky

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Everyday Drinkers Podcast, episode 25 in which we cover Scotch Whisky. Two of us are whisky drinkers, the other two.. not so much. We’re diving head first into Dalwhinnie Single Highland Malt, Chiva’s Regal Premium Blended, The Glenlivet Single Malt, Dewar’s White Label, Dalmore, Glenfiddich Special Reserve, Johnnie Walker Red Label and Black and Cragganmore. We’re trying to hit up the entire island! That’s what you do in a drinking podcast I guess.

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