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Which whisky brand to start with?

Which whisky brand to start with?

When I wanted to start drinking whisky I came across the question every whisky starter has: which brand do I have to pick? By then I only knew the name of the famous Johnnie Walker red label. When I start Googling for this brand I noticed something funny, on a lot of websites people wrote that they did not like the taste. A friend of mine told me Johnnie Walker themselves promotes their Red Label to use in mixes (see image below). I was quite surprised since I thought this was a very good whisky (do not take me wrong: if you like Red Label keep enjoying it!).

Proof: Red Label is for mixes
Proof: Red Label is for mixes

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Newly tasted Whiskies

Newly tasted Whiskies

A few weeks ago I went whisky tasting with a friend of mine. Our target was a small whisky cafe called L&B. This cafe is located in Amsterdam, roughly 20 minutes walking from the central station. Since we both are new into whisky, we decided to order a so called “menu”. This menu contains three glasses each approximately containing 2cl of whisky…

Our menus
Our ordered menus

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