Bowmore Distiller’s Collection [Bowmore 12, 15 Darkest, 18]

I’ve noticed a lot of samples piling up around the house… Time to start working through them. What a hard life I lead. Awhile ago I made a joke concerning the general view of Bowmore on this Subreddit, stating it was generally maligned (even above Jura). And while older Bowmore’s typically get good praise, the younger ones usually have mixed reviews. This is odd as… Continue reading Bowmore Distiller’s Collection [Bowmore 12, 15 Darkest, 18]

Oban 14

So here’s the scene: I’ve come back from work, on a Friday, after having security called on me 4 times at an upscale liquor store. That’s a story for another day. I had Bioshock: Infinite ready to go, my wife was all set to relax, and was excited for a great weekend. And that’s about the time when the power went out. And what’s there… Continue reading Oban 14

Isle of Jura Superstition

Jura; has there ever been a more maligned distillery on /r/Scotch[1] ? Well yes, it’s called Bowmore, and they’re generally not liked, however that doesn’t really help my opening line, as I reviewed Jura Superstition. So for now, let’s pretend everyone loves Bowmore. Okay, stop pretending that, it’s scary, and we shouldn’t do that. Back to the Scotch at hand; I was iffy about scotch… Continue reading Isle of Jura Superstition

Wiser’s Deluxe

A lot of people out there know Canadian whiskies for either Canadian Club, Crown Royal, or whatever the heck Canadian Mist is (seriously, WTF is it?). Maybe Alberta Premium. The sad part is that, liter for litre, Wiser’s Deluxe is a better mixing Canadian whisky than the typical standard fares of the ones above (maybe not Alberta Premium). It tastes better, it’s less harsh, and… Continue reading Wiser’s Deluxe