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Choice Irish Whiskeys For St. Patrick’s Day

Barr an Uisce 10 Year Old

By Father John Rayls “Slainte” is a traditional (and sometimes mispronounced) Celtic toast when drinking Irish whiskey. It means “health,” and is often combined with other Celtic words to make the toast more personal. In the American culture, a more appropriate meaning should be “slow your roll.” Of course, it doesn’t really mean that, but a slower more deliberate approach ...

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The Seven Best Scotch Whiskies For Under $75

The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask

By Richard Thomas Scotch whisky is known for being at least a little more expensive than American, Canadian or even Irish whiskeys, but that doesn’t mean you can’t buy some outstanding quality at a fairly reasonable price. Premium whiskies are, almost by definition, pricey, but the Scotch whiskies listed here aren’t painfully expensive and offer serious quality for the asking ...

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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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