Tag: single malt

The Glenrothes Scotch – Review

Glenrothes Scotch

The Glenrothes Select Reserve Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML Distiller: Berry Bros. & Rudd   Background Just as I stated in my review of Cragganmore 12 Year Old, there are many whiskeys I see time and time again in the store that I never get …

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Amrut Indian Whisky – Review

Amrut Indian Whisky

Amrut Single Malt Whisky 92 Proof Price Point: $50 – $60 for 750 ML Distiller: Amrut Distilleries Limited   Background I always enjoy trying whiskies from different regions around the world, from the French Bastille to the Japanese Yamazaki.  When I had the chance to buy a bottle of Amrut, I jumped on the opportunity. …

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Scotch Lesson #3: Single Malt vs. Blends

Johnnie Walker Red Label Blended Scotch

Last time, we focused on the geography of Scotland, and how it affects the taste of the whisky in your bottle.  This time we’ll discuss the definitions, and differences between, single malt Scotch and blended Scotch. Single malt Scotch whisky is very easy to define and understand.  To be considered a single malt, the whisky …

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