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Drinking Scotch with The Dalmore’s Richard Paterson

By Christopher Null | March 27, 2010 |

After spending some time with Tom Bulleit yesterday, I moved on to lunch with another whiskey world celebrity, Richard Paterson of Whyte & Mackay, which produces The Dalmore line of single malt Scotch whiskys, among other spirits. Paterson is serious about his passion and is renowned for his olfactory skills: At one point, the author…

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Gambler’s Treat: Ideas of Prestigious Scotches You Can Gift Yourself After Cashing Out on Your Casino Wins

By Partner Content | January 3, 2024 |

ADVERTISEMENT You must be living right because it happened. You beat the spread, drew that ace on the river, or just picked the right longshot. Or maybe you were just smart and found the right online casino with a high average return to player. Now you’re flush with a little — or hopefully a lot…

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Tasting Report: Whiskies of the World Expo San Francisco 2021

By Christopher Null | October 25, 2021 |

One of the staff asked me what the biggest surprise was at this year’s Whiskies of the World San Francisco. “That it was actually happening” was my response. WotW marked the first time in nearly two years that I’d attended a spirits event of any substance, and while it was wonderful to stroll the booths…

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A Spirited Journey With the 20 Whiskies That Changed the World Tasting Set

By Christopher Null | June 2, 2021 |

Tasting kits full of mini bottles are always fun, but the typical set always manages to shove a fair amount of junk in with the whales. That makes for a varied tasting experience, to be sure, but also a frustrating one. With the 20 Whiskies That Changed the World Tasting Set, Sukhinder and Rajbir Singh…

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The 10 Best Whiskey Subscription Clubs for Every Type of Drinker

By Christopher Null | April 16, 2021 |

Not sure what whiskey to buy, whether a gift or for yourself? Consider a whiskey subscription club, which takes some of the hassle out of the equation for you and sends you samples on the regular in exchange for a recurring fee. The catch? Instead of picking a whiskey, now you have to pick the…

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Review: Signatory Fettercairn 30 Years Old and Battlehill Fettercairn 9 Years Old

By Rob Theakston | September 19, 2020 |

A quick search on our site for reviews of Fettercairn reveals a few morsels of coverage but nothing substantial. It’s not that it is unworthy of receiving our consideration, it’s just that we haven’t gotten around to it yet. There’s only so much one can drink at a time. This Eastern Highlands distillery is owned…

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Review: That Boutique-y Whisky Company Offerings, Summer 2020

By Christopher Null | July 10, 2020 |

Our latest go-round with the indie bottlers at That Boutique-y Whisky Company took place over a live Zoom webinar, where four single malts were on offer — not just to whisky writers but to the general public. (It helped if you bought the inexpensive tasting kit so you could play along.) This collection of whiskies —…

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The Top 10 Whiskeys of 2019

By Christopher Null | December 30, 2019 |

  If there’s anything that the Drinkhacker staff universally loves, it’s whiskey. I think every writer here has asked to have whiskey as their beat, and they’ve all done their best to say something about the subject at least once or twice this year. As such, whittling down our top 10 whiskeys of 2019 is…

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Review: Shackleton Blended Malt (2019)

By Christopher Null | November 3, 2019 |

Longtime readers (and Dalmore fans) may recall the original Shackleton whiskies, a pair of releases which hit in 2011/2012, designed personally by Richard Paterson to mimic the whisky that Ernest Shackleton took with him on his famed trip to the South Pole. These whiskies are both quite enjoyable — and expensive. (You can still track…

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The Whiskey Hype Train: Expectations vs. Quality

By David Cover | October 21, 2017 |

Working at a whisky festival the other day, I was very fortunate to be able to try Pappy Van Winkle 20 and 23 year old for the first time. I think it’s reasonable to say that these bottles are pretty “hyped,” with tales of huge sums of money being exchanged, second mortgages being taken out,…

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