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Aug 22

Auchentoshan American Oak Scotch – Review

Auchentoshan American Oak Scotch

Auchentoshan American Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Auchentoshan Distillery Background Just over two years ago, I reviewed Auchentoshan Classic, the entry-level whisky from the namesake, Lowlands distillery.  It scored very well by my standards, despite my concern over its triple-distillation and my inexperience with whiskies south …

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Dec 21

Scotch Lesson #2: Geography

Glenlivet Jura Balvenie Bottles

Two weeks ago, we got a little refresher course on the history of Scotch.  This time, we’ll be focusing on the geography of Scotland and how it affects the whisky in your bottle. Scotland is broken up into five main segments; Highlands, Lowlands, Speyside, Islay, and Campbeltown.  Each of these areas carry their own traditions …

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