Reconnecting with an old friend can sometimes be a bit awkward – your interests may have changed, your paths diverged, old jokes gone stale. But..
Smoth’s Rating: 8.6/10
I was on the hunt for a holiday scotch when I stumble across The Balvenie DoubleWood. This 12 year old has garner..
Smoth’s Rating: 9.1/10
What happens when a distillery sends out scotch samples to its loyal followers and have them vote on the best one? A d..
I never in my life thought I’d be describing a whisky with 57.2% alcohol as “easy drinking.” But if ever a scotch deserved to be associated with..
Sometimes it takes a glaringly imbalanced comparison to really provide perspective on what you’re drinking. I was afforded this opportunity when..
Many uninitiated Scotch drinkers are a little wary when approaching the legendary beverage. Its potent flavours, high alcohol content, hefty reput..
William Faulkner once said, “There is no such thing as bad whiskey.” This proves two things: 1. Faulkner really liked whiskey and 2. He had never ..
I am a simple man when it comes to my beverages. I take my coffee black, my cocktails cold and, above all, my spirits neat. I was taught from a yo..
Chicago turned out to be a damn good place to get a drink. Bars abound, and the price of alcohol there makes a Canadian want to weep walking into ..