Posts tagged Scotch
What makes a Scotch worth $25,000 may surprise you

As published by Quartz

David Stewart, The Balvenie’s master of malt, and the longest-serving master blender in the Scotch industry, claims that roughly 70% of whisky flavor comes from wood. Over the last half of a century, he has discovered, through trial and error, just how different types of oak containers can drastically shape the profile of a whisky. Now, Stewart is taking all that he has learned—and distilled—over the years to create some of the highest quality, rarest Scotch ever produced. And while the drams can be described in myriad ways, “affordable” isn’t one of them.

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The Budget Guide to Single Malt Scotch

As published by Men's Journal

We all dream of amassing a Scotch collection worthy of Ron Burgundy, but the required cash is cost prohibitive for most of us. Fortunately, one need not sell a kidney to enjoy some of the finest whisky on Earth. Single-malt producers in each of the five major Scotch regions put out legitimately top-notch spirits that retail for $50 or less. Here are our favorite affordable options from the Highlands, Lowlands, Speyside, Islay, and Islands. Pick up all five bottles for a tour of Scotland that lays out the different flavors and character that define each. 

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