It has been over a year since Malt Resistance has been up and running. Hurricane Katrina was the main culprit to be sure, and its arrival in our lives brutally confirmed that there are things slightly more pressing and urgent than Single Malt Scotch. (On that note, I found it rather unsurprising that very little if nothing was done -- or mentionned -- forKatrina victims in the Whisky World. Further confirmation that it is indeed as small, insular milieu.)
In the aftermath of it all, I found myself left to sip a blend (my malts having been left behind in
There will be more entries in the future. Here's a sampling:
--A detailled review and grade for Yamazaki 18 --perhaps the best stuff I've tasted all year.
--A nostalgic voyage back in time when Michael Jackson used to rate distilleries (not just their whiskies). We'll look at his grades for those of you who don't have the 2nd edition of his guide on hand! One thing needs not be pondered for too long: why did he stop?!
--A quick Panorama of the developments in the Whisky world besides the above.
Cheers to all!