The Black Grouse Alpha Edition with Dan, Goran & Ryan

In case you haven’t noticed, we here at iScotch are pathological completists. There’s something great about whiskey, there’s something more great about scotch, but here we’ve crossed the threshold into a worship of novel tastes and a need to try everything from a brand. We must sound like a marketer’s unicorn. Behold The Black Grouse … Continue reading The Black Grouse Alpha Edition with Dan, Goran & Ryan

Round 2: Mackmyra First Edition with Dan, Ryan, Goran, Robin, Sarah & Matt

Second Christmas bottle, thanks Copeland! We’ve had the Mackmyra before, but it was a while ago, hence this Round 2. I’ve been keeping my eyes peeled for any other Mackmyra (who have both Swedish and English websites that are completely different) that might be reasonably priced, but they haven’t surfaced at the LCBO. This will … Continue reading Round 2: Mackmyra First Edition with Dan, Ryan, Goran, Robin, Sarah & Matt

BattleScotch! Talisker Distiller’s Edition v Talisker 57° with Ryan

Long time readers of iScotch will know that we (I) am huge Talisker fan.  I’ve tried 4 different expressions and will try everything I can get my hands on for a good price (or at least, get out of the store without getting caught).  Pitting the Distiller’s Edition against the 57° was a no brainer, … Continue reading BattleScotch! Talisker Distiller’s Edition v Talisker 57° with Ryan

Fuller’s Brewer’s Reserve Limited Edition No. 4 Oak Aged Ale with Dan & Goran

There are times when I’ll cop to being suckered by marketing. Big velvety blue box, OAK AGED emblazoned on the side, gold leaf script fonts, damn son, two please. While not just a gimmick, it’s pretty gimmicky. The oak the beer is aged in is old VSOP armagnac casks. We didn’t know either, just click … Continue reading Fuller’s Brewer’s Reserve Limited Edition No. 4 Oak Aged Ale with Dan & Goran