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Mackmyra First Edition with Dan & Ryan

Still whisky, wrong country.  Mackmyra is from Sweden, a country I assumed only drank vodka and snow melt, but what do I know.  As we can tell from the spelling, this is a single malt in the Scottish tradition. The First Edition appears to be the middle of the range, using a previous distillation method

The Botanist Gin with The Dan, The Ryan & The Goran

Changing a couple things up for this review.  Yes, it’s a gin, and I don’t like gin either.  But it’s okay, it’s made by Bruichladdich, the Islay scotchmakers.  And, we’ve got four guys for this review. The Botanist is indeed an Islay gin. You can pick up some of the same terroir-level tastes that you’d

Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Peat Project with The Dan

Bruichladdich is a big brand, consisting of many sub-divisions of brands and sub-brands.  The Peat Project is the non-age specific vintage blend of a single malt of the Port Charlotte line (they’d like you to know it’s a tribute to the Rhinns of Islay, which Wikipedia says is the piece of land that Port Charlotte

Knob Creek 9y Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with The Dan

My buddy and previous guest reviewer Jono brought this back from one of his trips to the States.  Dan and I tucked into it and here’s what we thought. smell simon – smooth, creamy, corn dan – very creamy neat simon – butter, smooth, sweet, butterscotch dan – creamy, slight burn, “legit shit” butterscotch, almost

Bushmills 16y with The Dan

For all that this site is called iscotch, I do love me some fine Irish whiskey.  And this is some fine Irish whiskey. Bushmills is pretty much always good.  Previously we’ve reviewed Black Bush and thoroughly enjoyed it.  This single malt Irish whiskey continues that tradition. smell dan – sweet, unburnt caramel, floral simon –

Bushmills Black Bush with The Dan

Wrapping up this foray into Whiskies Irish is a bottle The Dan had set aside for review.  This is an Irish Whiskey blend, mixing malt and grain whiskeys, but with more malt than their normal white label. Neat: The Dan – Oaky, honey. Soft aftertaste & light on the tongue. Soft mouthfeel.  Me – smooth,