Sunday, August 9, 2009

12 Year Blended Scotch Whisky

Johnnie Walker Black Label

Johnnie Walker Black Label 12-Year Blended Scotch Whisky

Whoa, its thundering and flashing righteously outside. Just an odd, odd summer we've been experiencing in Toronto.

This bottle was given to me by a very old friend of mine, who's coincidentally, not a big whisky drinker. But then again, neither am I. Amber colour, sweet malts on the nose, and intense sweetness on the palate. More silkier and creamier than I expected, but the alcohol disturbs me. There is still harshness from the alcohol that I don't find in finer single malt scotches, such as Lagavulin. But it is very sweet.

At 43%, this stuff is lethal. My hangover still hasn't subsided. Head pounding, a bit disoriented. Lethal.

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