Tag Archives: Scotch

Seven Best Scotch Single Malts Under $90

By Richard Thomas Although the gap has narrowed some these last couple of years, it is still a truism that Scotch whiskies are more expensive than comparable bourbon whiskies, especially if you live in the U.S. A central proof in that statement is where the key price points for the core, premium expressions of these respective whiskeys lie. Nearly all ...

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Bowmore 12 Year Old Scotch Review

Bowmore 12 Year Old

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ While Bowmore certainly has a good reputation, it’s strangely overlooked among the “Islay Eight.” I say it is strange because Bowmore was the first legal distillery on the island, receiving a license in 1779; I say overlooked because despite that historical feature and its redoubtable whiskies, few enthusiasts would point to Bowmore and say “this ...

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Pernod Ricard Sells Glenallachie To Trio Of Industry Vets

By Richard Thomas French drinks giant Pernod Ricard, parent company of Chivas Brothers, announced yesterday they had agreed to sell the Glenallachie Distillery to the trio of Billy Walker, Graham Stevenson and Trisha Savage, comprising The Glenallachie Consortium. The deal also included the Glenallachie single malt, MacNair’s blended and White Heather blended whiskey brands, as well as the necessary inventory ...

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