BattleScotch! Aberlour 10y v McClelland’s Speyside with Matt

Speyside BattleScotch! The budget conscious McClelland’s Speyside, a line we love, up against the allegedly more prestigious aged Aberlour. Matt’s idea was to pit two known quantity Speysides against each other as a way to calibrate how budget the budget single malt really is. What are you not getting from it that you might get … Continue reading BattleScotch! Aberlour 10y v McClelland’s Speyside with Matt

BattleScotch! Glenglassaugh’s Peated v Fledgling XB with Matt & Ryan

BattleScotch! Well, BattleMake, but that sounds like a shit fight.  You knew this was coming; we’ve BattleScotched on far less of a similarity in the past. The Peated v Fledgling XB – two experiments duke it out for some time in the cask. Here’s what we thought: smell Matt – Fledgling XB Ryan – Fledgling … Continue reading BattleScotch! Glenglassaugh’s Peated v Fledgling XB with Matt & Ryan

BattleScotch! The Glenlivet 12y v The Glenlivet 15y French Oak Reserve with Ryan & Goran

You knew it was going to happen. You knew as soon as you saw us review the second Glenlivet, you knew “they’re gonna BattleScotch! the 12y and the 15y, I know it”. You knew that. That’s okay. You can own that, bro. Good looking out. We can keep this one short, this is as straightforward … Continue reading BattleScotch! The Glenlivet 12y v The Glenlivet 15y French Oak Reserve with Ryan & Goran

The Glenrothes Flight at The Highlander Pub, Rideau, Ottawa with Dan, Ryan & Goran

We had been looking forward to this night for a week or so, a planned sequel to Dan’s bachelor party that I had been out of town for.  The iScotch lads finally getting around to visiting Ottawa’s biggest Scotch selection at The Highlander Pub on Rideau St in the Byward Market. And a good time … Continue reading The Glenrothes Flight at The Highlander Pub, Rideau, Ottawa with Dan, Ryan & Goran