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Lagavulin

Lagavulin

Lagavulin is a classic Islay Malt. Renown for its intense smoky, peated flavor, the 16 year old is the standard release, considered the peak of its perfection by many. The distillery turned 200 years old in 2016 and to mark this milestone they...

Amrut

Amrut

Amrut Whisky comes from India, and the company has existed since 1948! The name Amrut means Elixir of Life. This award winning distillery really started to become the Amrut we know today in 1982. In 2004 they launched their Single Malt in...

Aberfeldy

Aberfeldy

At the heart of Dewar's Scotch is the Golden Dram, Aberfeldy. Dewar's home is at Aberfeldy distillery in the town of Aberfeldy in the center of the highlands of Scotland, on the river Tay. Since the year 2000, fans of Dewar's come to "Dewar's...

Brenne

Brenne

Brenne (pronounced "Brehn") is a single malt whisky made in France and finished in Cognac barrels! It is made in the heart of Cognac France, using the same equipment and techniques used in making Cognac. It is initially aged in French Limousin...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam

With a 200 year history, Jim Beam not only is one of the oldest Bourbon makers in America, they are also one of the few still being made by the same family after 7 generations! Jim Beam is one of the best selling whiskeys around the world, often...

Crown Royal

Crown Royal

The best known Canadian whisky in the world is also one of the best selling whiskies in the world: Crown Royal. While only three Scotch whiskies have been given the designation of Royal, Crown Royal was designed from its start for Royalty. In...

Glenlivet

Glenlivet

The Single Malt that started it all! People in Scotland were making whisky long before it was legally permitted. In 1824, it became legal and George Smith, the founder of the Glenlivet, applied for a permit to change his illicit distillery to a...

A Bunch of Firsts

A Bunch of Firsts

CREDIT: Scotch Trooper: (scotchtrooper-blog.com) As this is my first ever post on this blog, I thought it would be fitting to bring you back to my first ever Whisky Event. BTW, I am not usually a huge talker, so most posts should not be this...

Whiskies of the World 2015

Whiskies of the World 2015

CREDIT: Catherine Sikora: (austinscotchlovers.com) Lately I have been loving the richness of my life when it comes to Scotch. This is thanks in large  part to Whiskies of the World coming to Austin September 17, 2015. Douglas Smith, the event director of...

Whiskies of World – San Francisco 2015

Whiskies of World – San Francisco 2015

CREDIT: The Whisky Fiend: (gameofdrams.com) Have you ever had the feeling that Christmas came early? What about a nautical Christmas with all the whisky and food your heart could desire? As amazing as that sounds, this was my reality...