Though we all love those 18 year old malts…cask strength monsters…and bold pricey Ardbegs…it is fairly reasonable to assume that it is a little byond most of us to kick the hell out of one of those bottles on a daily basis. Ahem…not that we’d be daily sippers or anything though, right?
So, while we await a bottle of the mysterious McCutcheon’s to become a reality on our bar (come on, folks…what’s the reference here?), we must settle for something a little less refined. My aristocracy has bounds.
That bottle, that daily dram, for me is Highland Park 12.
Not very original, I know, but originality for the sake of originality is something I have foregone since high school (maybe university). This is simply the most palate-pleasing whisky for all moods and cravings.
The important things to consider are 1) price and 2) drinkability.
So what are your ‘go-to’ bottles?