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whisky  // Posts tagged as "whisky"

19 Apr Posted by admin in Review | Comments

WHO’S LOOKING OUT FOR YOU?

WHO’S LOOKING OUT FOR YOU?

A schism in the whisky community is showing. It’s a play on the same battle that has been waging since Sumerians first haggled over goats… sellers vs. buyers, and the gloves are coming off.  On the seller side are the distillers, importers, auction houses, and yes book and magazine publishers.  On the buyer side are ...

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05 Nov Posted by admin in General, Scotch | 2 comments

Smart Shopper/Dumb Shopper

Smart Shopper/Dumb Shopper

I saw a funny thing the other day. Or perhaps it was a scary thing: the Bonham’s auction results. I’m not going to beat up on Bonham’s this time, but the high bidders are going to take a hit. Scotch, and more recently, American whiskey prices are climbing for some reasons that are legitimate, and ...

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20 Feb Posted by admin in Tasting Notes | 2 comments

“The Audacity of Note” or “How I Will Review Whisky” – Whisky Notes Part 4

“The Audacity of Note” or “How I Will Review Whisky” – Whisky Notes Part 4

I’ll be doing a lot of reviews on Whisky.com so you’ll need to know where I stand. As I said before, there are a lot of rating systems out there, and I have to choose one. The System We’ll be using the A-F rating system here, and just like school, C is average, without merit ...

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