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Fathers Day? What could be better than a Dram of Single Malt Scotch for Dad

Happy Father’s Day to all Dads out there – I published this guide for Scotch Whisky beginners and afficionados a year ago. In the spirit of Lindsey and my 1st Anniversary of blogging, I’ve posted it again for those contemplating this fine drink as a gift for their Dads


Fathers Day has crept up on us  again. Well, to be honest,  here in the USA, its been so heavily promoted I doubt you could miss it!

As a father and aficionado of Single Malt Scotch Whisky, I cannot think of a finer gift.   However,  choosing a Whisky can be every bit as difficult as selecting fine wine.  I’ve often found shoppers staring  at the Scottish Whisky Shelves in my local liquor store in Westchester NY with that look:

“Help – what on earth is the difference between The Glenlivet  and Laphraoig ? How do I choose? “

Introduction to Single Malt Scotch

In this post I will be making some recommendations and identify personal favorites among the plethora of Single Malt Scotch Whiskies.

To begin, it  all comes down to taste.  How do you like it? Sweet? Spicy? With a touch of Heather? Or absolutely smoky Lapsang Souchong Tea Special?  Or perhaps you prefer a mix of the above? Then do you…

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Almost as food obsessed as my Beagle Hound Millie, I am a keen amateur cook and consumer of fine chow with a weakness for the spices of Middle Eastern and North African cuisine and an obsession with Chu Toro, British Cheese and Single Malt Orkney Island Scotch (go figure), I slice at warp speed (scars on the fingers to prove it) and can rustle up everything from Mashed Potato to Maki in the flash of an eye!

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