Below 70 points

The “stay away of these whiskies” category by WhiskyRant! Well, to be precise, “consumed if there’s no other whisky available” category. Since all whisky is good, even the bad ones. That’s the WhiskyRant! ideology.

December 30, 2015
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Barclays Blended Scotch Whisky review

Barclays is a brand by JG Distillers Group (founded by Colin Barclay in 1991) in East Kilbride, Scotland. They export single malt, blended malt and blended whisky to 40 different markets overseas and are expanding, according to this story by Daily Record. Barclays Extra Special Blended Scotch Whisky is one […]
July 13, 2015
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White Horse Blended Scotch Whisky review

White Horse Scotch is a blended whisky from Edinburgh, named after a famous Edinburgh hostelry. The production was started by James Logan Mackie in 1861. The brand is nowadays owned by Diageo and Lagavulin is the base malt for this malt and grain blend. It contains approximately 40% malt whisky. […]
April 19, 2015
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Mansion House Blended Scotch review

I really am amazed that I’m reviewing this cheap 3 year old blended whisky called Mansion House. Well, actually I do try to review even the worst of them all because even bad whisky is good. So, no way is this a good blend, but surprisingly decent for its kind. […]
March 13, 2015
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The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky review

Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. started the Famous Grouse production in 1897 and nowadays it’s been made by The Edrington Group. Named after the famous British moorland bird called red grouse (lagopus lagopus scoticus), which is Scotland’s national game bird. “It has been the highest selling whisky in Scotland since […]
February 14, 2015

Johnnie Walker Red Label review

I decided to get back to my roots by reviewing Johnnie Walker Red Label, one of the biggest selling whiskies in the world – usually the “cheapest whisky in the house”, when you ask the bartender. Nothing great but along with Jack Daniel’s one of the first whiskies, I’ve ever […]
January 19, 2015
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Black Velvet Blended and Reserve 8 year old reviews

Black Velvet Reserve 8 year old blended Canadian whisky More like BLUE VELVET? Black Velvet Reserve 8 year old is a strange whisky from Canada. It reminds me of the movie Blue Velvet by David Lynch. Offering few nice bits of entertainment but mainly being just annoying. All the aromas […]
December 12, 2014
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Chivas Regal 12 year old review

Chivas Regal, a very famous Scotch brand can trace its roots back to 1801. Strathisla, built in 1786 on the banks of the river Isla, is the distillery in the highlands of Scotland, which was bought by Chivas Brothers in 1950. Strathisla is also known for nice Speyside single malt […]
November 7, 2014
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Glen Scanlan Blended Scotch Whisky Reserve review

Whisky OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN There’s not much info about Glen Scanlan. They do have other whiskies than this 3 year old blended one. Distributed by Slaur International from France, that’s about the only info I know about this Scotch whisky. A blended whisky of malted barley and grain, this is […]
October 23, 2014
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Label 5 blended whisky review

THE FRANCO-SCOTS ALLIANCE of whisky The Label 5 is a blended Scotch whisky, owned by a French company called La Martiniquaise. Malt Whisky Yearbook 2014 claimed it to be 10th overall in total whisky sales in 2012, with total of 28 million bottles shipped all over the world. Surprisingly it […]
February 28, 2014
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Glen Parker Speyside Single Malt review

CIDER HOUSE RULES gone bad If you know about Glen Parker Single Malt’s reputation and wonder why I bother reviewing this one, it’s because Whisky Bible’s Jim Murray gave it 86 points. Well, actually this isn’t much of a review. I can’t come up with much words for it. I hardly […]
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