Thanks to /u/whisky_lads for the sample.
Found out I’ve been pronouncing “Bruichladdich” wrong for the last 4 years (correct version: brew-ahhk-ah-klah-dee-hk, from their website). I was over-pronouncing the soft “hk” at the end.
Sometimes it’s nice to have those moments where you learn you aren’t king poo-bah of all the whisky in the world and your ego is a little bit too big.
Criticizing things is what my generation does. We write and talk and base our entire lives on what we consume, so at least when we talk about something and dissect it, we feel like we’re making something too. A lot of us work in places where we don’t make physical things (myself included). It’s nice to make a thing.
Thus regardless of score, my hat is off to all the whisky makers. We may not always agree on the quality or score of a product, but I…
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