Newb Intro, And Suggestions Welcome!
Hello! I am relatively new to the single malt world (seriously... I've been drinking whisky for a long time, just now got "serious" about it). I hope to learn quite a bit from you all, and for that I thank you in advance.
So far, I have tried the following:
Isle of Jura 10 year - Very much like. It's my go-to Scotch, as you can't beat the price for what you get...
The Balvenie 12 year
The Balvenie 14 year Caribbean Cask - I really like the flavor of this, but it gives me a headache... strange. Anybody else?
Glenlivet 15 French Oak Reserve
So far I like all of them, with a slight nod to the Glenlivet, and of course Jura (mostly bang for the buck).
Currently in stock (as of today), I have 2 new ones I haven't tried:
Macallan 12 year
Aberlour 12 year
(And I have Jura... of course)
What I would really like to do is get a good expression from each area. What suggestions would you make for a Newb that doesn't have the palette quite yet for a $200 bottle of Scotch?
Thanks in advance for what I learn from you all!