I am a bourbon-drinking girl living in Toronto. I'd like to get to know Canada by way of its mash-- what are some great Canadian whiskies? Nothing too expensive- say, around or under $50 for a 750ml bottle? I like smooth whiskies with complex flavors that are not too peaty.
posted by atetrachordofthree
on Aug 10, 2014 -
By mistake my company has booked me double baggage allowance for my flight to Dublin for a conference, so I have a capacity of 46kg.
I live in London. What kind of heavy yet-hard-to-get in the UK thing should I buy to make the most of this? My only thought was a case of whisky or possibly a very large amount of Guinness. I only have one free morning (Thursday), which is also the day I fly out. Is there anything I'm not thinking of?
posted by litereally
on Jul 11, 2014 -
I need help brainstorming finger foods that pair well with Scotch whiskys! More details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonnymoose
on May 29, 2014 -
I'd like to get a nice bottle of whiskey (whisky?) for my son to open in about eighteen years when he turns twenty-one. [more inside]
posted by GatorDavid
on Dec 2, 2013 -
My single malt top preference is for fairly tradiitonal peatty Islay malts. I very much enjoy most of the Laphroaig outputs and love the 16 year old Lagavulin - I can take or leave Bruichladdich and have no interest in the trend for super peatty malts. I am looking to expand my tastes into bourbon but have little experience. Given that love of Laphroaig and Lagavulin, what bourbons might most appeal?
posted by biffa
on Apr 20, 2013 -
I'm heading to Scotland in a few months and I'd like to give my host, who's a fan of Scotch (or just whisky, there) a gift of good American Bourbon. My criteria are that it's a very good bourbon, and that it's a bourbon that he couldn't get there in Scotland. I don't know anything about bourbon, though. Want to help me out? [more inside]
posted by perrce
on Jan 25, 2013 -
Alkies of AskMe! Please recommend me a scotch, rum, bourbon or other whisk(e)y for a man who loves dark beers. [more inside]
posted by Aizkolari
on Dec 23, 2012 -
Why is Scotch whisky called that, instead of "Scottish whisky"? And how did Scotch, which is (or should be) used as a versatile adjective, become short for the whisky itself? I'd think that'd be similar to calling Tennessee whiskey simply "Tennessee." Just curious. Thanks in advance.
posted by whitebird
on Dec 30, 2011 -
Suggestions for unique spirits specifically from Texas. Open to Rum, Gin, Rye and Whisky [more inside]
posted by MarvinJ
on Nov 11, 2011 -
I'd like to know more about the Scotch that's are sitting on my desk right now. Beyond "oh this is peaty!" I'm interested in background information and historical yarns. [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx
on Jul 27, 2010 -
ScotchFilter: please ID this half-remembered single-malt whisky! What Scotch would have been available in metro Detroit around 2001 with an amazingly smooth palate and a long, campfire-like finish? [more inside]
posted by paulg
on Sep 26, 2009 -
Just turned 21 -- seeking advice on cocktails and rounding out my first-ever purchase of liquor. [more inside]
posted by pinsomniac
on Jun 13, 2009 -
I need advice on classy Irish drinks, hosting a whisky tasting and the proper way to make a Black & Tan without making a mess. [more inside]
posted by cior
on Mar 9, 2009 -
How do I find out the cost of booze in (Chattanooga) Tennessee when I'm in (Ottawa) Ontario? [more inside]
posted by Abbril
on Jul 28, 2008 -
Name good songs about drinking whisky. The sadder the better.
posted by xmutex
on Mar 7, 2008 -
I'm having a whiskey party tonight. There will be a mix of scotches, bourbons, and other whiskeys, single-malt and blended. It will not be a dinner party but I'd like to provide some hors d'oeuvres and possibly desserts. I've heard sushi is good with whiskey so I thought lox might work, and this Honey and Whiskey ice cream
looks good, but does anyone have any other ideas?
posted by schroedinger
on Jun 15, 2007 -
I'm drinking some rubbish whisky bought as a present that I am enjoying more each time I drink it- can it ruin my palate and appreciation of fine malts? On a wider note the same question but with wine, food etc. [more inside]
posted by Gratishades
on Apr 13, 2007 -
What's a decent, inexpensive and readily available single malt or good blend for a brand-new scotch drinker whose current dram of choice is a good dark sipping rum? [more inside]
posted by mendel
on Dec 5, 2005 -