Tag Archives: Single Malt

Seven Underrated Scotch Whiskies

Aberfeldy 12YO single malt

By Richard Thomas A whisky can be overlooked for a variety of reasons. Many look askance at the lack of an age statement or if the age statement is below 12 years, the point which serves as the lowest age rung in many whisky lines. The brand may be overshadowed by a more famous neighbor or simply be obscure in ...

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Grangestone 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Review

Grangestone Highland 12YO Single Malt

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- Grangestone Highland 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky is produced by an independent bottler, reportedly by retailer Total Wine via their in-house operation, Spirits Direct. They certainly do love to push this particular purchase when you happen to ask about it. The sourcing, as is often the case with these things, is a mystery. The ...

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Amrut Kadhambam Single Malt Indian Whisky Review

Amrut Kadhambam Indian Whisky

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B This was my fourth foray into the litany of whiskies from the Amrut Distillery in India, and this expression showcases the endeavor to take what is essentially good core product and bring creativity to the finish. While Amrut has yet to disappoint me, this one seemed an ambitious undertaking. Yet by using portions of their ...

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Ardbeg Corryvreckan Single Malt Scotch Review

Ardbeg Corryveckan

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Ardbeg is a major favorite among lovers of Islay malts, especially those who could best be described as “smoke geeks.” I say that because first it’s possible to be a whisky smokehead without being a geek about, and because usually the geekier said smokehead is about whisky, the more they love Ardbeg. It’s a prime ...

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