Whiskies I’ll Never Own #3 – Highland Park 21

Let me start by just reiterating that I love, love, love the tasting bar concept at the LCBO.  I may not be the biggest fan of everything they do, but being able to sample some great wine and spirits for a very reasonable price has been amazing.  The most recent sample on that list: Highland Park … Continue reading Whiskies I’ll Never Own #3 – Highland Park 21

Jura 16 Review (Diurach’s Own)

Jura 16 Year (Highlands - Island) - 43% ABV - $96.20 CAD (LCBO) https://youtu.be/TaUMA-n3VYk Nose:  Very sweet, but somewhat subdued.  Honey, sweet toffee, candied fruit (apple and citrus), malt, and chestnuts. Palate:  Thick, rich mouthfeel.  Sweet toffee again, right on the arrival.  Fresh, sugared, tart red fruits (think red currants), caramelized brown sugar, honey, raisins, … Continue reading Jura 16 Review (Diurach’s Own)

Whisky Interlude #2: The Tastings Continue…

Here we go again!  Christmas gift part 2... Another scotch tasting, this time for “Scotch Enthusiasts”. Going into this tasting I was hoping for a little more of a… challenge?  I suppose?  At least from a malt-selection perspective.  I’m all for reasonable, accessible, and readily available single malts, but from time to time I also … Continue reading Whisky Interlude #2: The Tastings Continue…