Current Favorites

These will change as I try new items if needed.  These represent the 6 major whiskey producing countries (in no particular order) and an “other” category for lesser known areas.  I will change the date when a new entry is made.

Last date of Change 3/5/2013-no change

Scotland
Scotch(single malt)-
1.  The Glenlivet, Nadura 16 yo
2.  Laphroaig, Quarter Cask 
Scotch(blended)-
1.  Ballintines, 17 yo
2.  Johnny Walker Gold Label (Just beat out Blue the last couple of years)
Scotch(vatted/pure malt/blended malt)-
1.  Compass Box Whisky Co., Flaming Heart
2.  Douglas Laing & Co., Big Peat

Ireland
1.  Redbreast, 15 yo
2.  The Tyrconnell, Single Malt Irish, Madeira Casks

United States
1.  Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, various batches, 54 has been the best tried so far
2.  George T. Stagg (Buffalo Trace Distillery), Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Rye
1.  Thomas H. Handy Sazerac (Buffalo Trace Distillery), Straight Rye Whiskey
2.  Masterson’s 10 yo Straight Rye Whiskey

Canada
1.  Crown Royal, Reserve
2.  Wiser’s, 18 yo

Japan
1.  Nikka, Pure Malt Black

India
1.  Amrut, fusion

Other
1.  Wales: Penderyn,  Aur Cymru

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