Chivas Regal Mizunara

I have written about Chivas Regal before, but never had I actually purchased a bottle of their whisky till very recently. On a whim, I picked up their Chivas Regal Mizunara blended whisky. Mizunara is the Japanese oak used to marry the flavors of this Japanese inspired blended whisky. The wood itself evokes notes like…

Talisker Select Reserve | Game of Thrones House Greyjoy

Finally, the last bottle to review in the Game of Thrones whisky series, Talisker Select Reserve paired with House Greyjoy. Talisker is located in the Isle of Skye, which is one of the remote islands of Scotland. The Greyjoy’s rule the Iron Islands which are off the west coast of Westeros. I have had issues…

Dalwhinnie Winter’s Frost | Game of Thrones House Stark

Last night was a big night with the premier of Game of Thrones. The whisky of choice was, House Stark which was paired with Dalwhinnie. House Stark has ruled over the northern lands for centuries. Winterfell is their home and there is one main saying they have always shared, Winter is Coming. Like House Stark,…

Lagavulin 9-Year | Game of Thrones House Lannister

Today is the big day! Game of Thrones fans are rejoicing everywhere. Last night we re-watched season 6 and enjoyed the House Lannister paring, Lagavulin 9-Year. If you followed my blog then you know that I am a big Lagavulin and Islay whisky fan. The big hope was that it would not disappoint. I can…

Oban Bay Reserve | Game of Thrones The Night’s Watch

The Night’s Watch is not a particular house, but a brotherhood composed of many houses. They are the protectors of the Seven Kingdoms and the first to stand before the Night King. The Diageo whisky chosen to represent them, Oban. Oban is located beneath a steep cliff that overlooks the west Highlands and the Islands….

The Singleton Glendullan Select | Game of Thrones House Tully

The next whisky on the docket, The Singleton Glendullan Select, representing House Tully. Here is another whisky I have not had before and out of the ones I’ve tried so far, the Clynelish is till at the top. There is just one connection this whisky shares with the house it was paired with and that…

Royal Lochnagar 12-Year | Game of Thrones House Baratheon

Royal Lochnagar, now here is a whisky I have never had before and I believe (anyone out there can correct me if I am wrong), it’s not a whisky sold in the US. This whisky was paired up with House Baratheon because of the royal connection. King Robert Baratheon once sat in the Iron Throne…

Cardhu Gold Reserve | Game of Thrones House Targaryen

There have been many important and powerful women characters in Game of Thrones, one of the most important being Daenerys Targaryen. Representing House Targaryen is Cardhu. These two were paired up because of the strong women it represented. Founded in 1811 Cardhu is the first distillery to be pioneered by two women, Helen Cumming and…

Clynelish Reserve | Game of Thrones House Tyrell

If you are a Game of Thrones fan and you love whisky then you know that Diageo released a limited edition eight bottle series in celebration of the shows final eighth season. With less than a week away till the first episode I wanted to kick start the reviews with the Clynelish Reserve representing House…

The Balvenie Peat Week 14-Year 2003 Vintage

They had me at Peat. For one week a year, since 2002, The Balvenie distillery dedicates itself to using 100% Highland peat to dry out their barley. And no, this isn’t just another smoky whisky, unlike the pungent taste of Islay Peat, Highland peat takes on a sweeter approach. It is a whisky that is…

White Walker by Johnnie Walker

In honor of the final season of Game of Thrones, Johnnie Walker released a limited-edition new blend that celebrates the HBO acclaimed series. So, if you have someone in your life that not only loves GOT but also Johnnie Walker, then you’ve found the perfect holiday gift for them. Tasting Notes Nose: vanilla, fruit and…

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Bourbon and Whisky

It’s that time of year again! If whisk(e)y is what you are looking for to give as a gift, I am here to help. Note: If you aren’t familiar with my blog I purchase every single whiskey, whisky and bourbon I have featured in this blog. I have been honest about my opinion without any…