This is the place to start if you’re dipping into Sublime Imbibing for the first time. Whether you’re trying to educate yourself about alcohol, find a new favourite drink, or get a heads-up on bad booze, Sublime Imbibing has provided a tasting flight for you here.
LEARN ABOUT LIQUOR
Have you ever wanted to get off the coolers and Coors Light but didn’t know where to start? Is wine a confusing mess of terms you don’t even quite believe in? Here, I’ve included some links to articles that will help you develop a foundation for your liquor learning.
Good Scotch Bad Scotch: Singleton of Glendullan vs. Cutty Sark
When to Water Your Whisky: Lagavulin 16 Scotch
Wine Tasting: Less Bullshit Than You’d Think
Better Your Beer: 6 Brews to Upgrade Your Style
WHAT TO AVOID
Occasionally, I taste alcohol so wretched I have to warn the public. Here are some drinks you definitely want to avoid.
Too Bad To Buy: McLelland’s Budget Scotch
Bad Wines: The Cacophonous Imbalance of Yellow Tail Shiraz
Contrived Craft Beer: Rickard’s Oakhouse Winter Lager
Blanton’s Special Reserve is One Boring Bourbon
SMOTH’S TOP LIQUOR LISTS
I’ve made a few lists of drinks worth buying, and you can find them below.
The Crafty Quebecois: My Favourite Quebec Craft Beer
Scotch Tasting in Chicago: The Kilt Warmer
Gift Cab Sauvs. to Impress in Any Price Range
BEST OF BUDGET BOOZE
Looking for a cheap drink that doesn’t taste like gasoline? I’ve got a few suggestions.
5 Budget Beers Better Than Bud
A Simple, Stellar Speyside Scotch: Aberlour 10
Cost Conscious Cognac: Baron Otard VSOP
Jackson-Triggs Meritage Reserve:Bordeaux on a Budget
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