08 August 2017

Red Label Day

The Lovely Harvey's boss gave her a bottle of Johnny Walker Red Label, because he doesn't drink hard stuff and was thus passing a gift on.

I cannot recall, for the life of me, if I've ever had Red Label before.

For free, it's EPIC good.

For the MSRP of $20, it's not bad at all.

Clearly there's better out there.  There is also much worse for far more money.

5 comments:

  1. Johnny Walker Red Label is considered to be on about the same level as Dewar's White Label.

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  2. Garbage scotch IMHO, but drinkable, and the price is right.

    For the best bang for your buck in the realm of Scotch, the Speyburn 10 is really awesome.

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    1. Famous Grouse is my best bang for the buck choice by far.

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    2. But to make a Saul Goodman (Rusty Nail) you gotta use Dewar's and Drambuie with a generous splash of lemon from one of the little plastic squeeze bottles.

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    3. Chivas, Cutty Sark, J&B and Vat 69 are some of the other relatively drinkable blended scotches.

      It is almost a sin to waste a good single malt scotch on a Rob Roy or a Blood & Sand. If I believed in sin that is... or well, if I thought sin was a bad thing.

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