Whisky Review #86: Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Years Old (1980s bottling)

It is a well-known fact that the Johnnie Walker range of blended Scotch whiskies is the best-selling brand in the brown spirits industry (although it does trail other spirits in terms of overall sales volume). The latest estimate puts annual sales at approximately 243 million bottles across the entire range, although the Diageo-owned brand has […]

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Whisky Review #85: Glentauchers 2008 8 Years Old (Bottled by Svenska Eld Vatten)

Glentauchers is a distillery that not many people have heard of, let alone tried. But it plays an integral role in shaping the character of two of the biggest blends on the market: Ballantine’s and Chivas Regal. The distillery is also an anachronism as rather than follow the lead of other distilleries in Scotland and […]

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