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I'm somewhat new to the world of Scotch...just bought a bottle of 12 year GlenLivet. What is the story on this bottle? I am a firm believer of drinking what you like, and not paying too much attention to what people say about it. Still, I am interested in hearing people's thoughts on this one.
The Glenlivet's Master Distiller, Alan Winchester, delivers some Scotch Wisdom.
Insider's guide to scotch, Glenlivet Edition
Here is a link to Esquire's Scotch pronunciation guide featuring Brian Cox.
Scotch Pronunciation Guide
Glenmorangie (Glen-MORanjee)Glentauchers(Glen-tockers)Glenury-Royal(Glen-you-ree)Islay(Eye-la)Knockdhu(Nock-doo)Laphroaig (La-froyg) My Favorite (15 Yr)Ledaig(Led-chig)Old Pulteney(Pult-nay)Pittyvaich (Pit-ee-vay-ich)St Magdalene(Magdaleen)Strathisla(Strath-eye-la)Tamdhu(Tam-DOO)Tamnavulin(Tamna-VOO-lin)Teaninich(Tee-an-inich)Tomintoul(Tomin-towel)Tullibardine(Tully-bard-eye-n)and finally…Slainte(Cheers!) (Schlan-jer)
Aberlour(Aber-lower)Allt-a'Bhainne(Olt-a vane)Auchentoshan(Ochentoshen)Auchroisk (Othrusk)Balmenach (Bal-MAY-nach)Bruichladdich(Brew-ich-laddie)Bunnahabhain(Boon-a-havun)Caol Ila(Kaal-eela)Cardhu(Kar-doo)Clynelish (Klyn-leesh)Craigellachie(Krai-GELLachy)Dailuaine(Dall-YEWan)Dallas Dhu(Dallas Doo)Drumguish(Drum-oo-ish)Edradour(Edra-dower)Glen Garioch(Glen Gee-ree)Glenglassaugh(Glen Glass-och)Glen Mhor(Glen Voar)
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Thanks Paul Iam trying to locate your recomendations.
Steven, all those Johnnie walkers are blended whiskies the ones I suggested are single malts and are more flavorful.
I tried a Johnny Walker Red Label and found it ok. It seems to leave a more pleasing after-taste than Bourbon.
Thanks Paul, I'll check our area for those brands. I have only seen Johnnie Walker Red, Blue, & Black labels. However, I wasn't paying close attention.
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