I was going to leave all this fun stuff for the in-store shoppers tonight; HOWEVER, because Game 7 of the World Series is on at 5 PM and you'll probably want to be at home watching the Giants, I won’t force you to come to today’s tasting in order to get the jump on the goods. I’ll let you have at them right now. Man, are they good. And MAN are they cheap! They’re not single barrel, but rather vattings of several casks, and they’re all bottled at 40%. Check this out:

Alexander Murray "Bon Accord" Single Malt Whisky $31.99 – Lovely, easy drinking, stone-fruited with soft vanilla, single malt whisky. They don’t divulge the distillery, but you won’t care. It’s not expensive and it’s delicious.

Alexander Murray 30 Year Old "Monumental Blend" Scotch Whisky $129.99 – This is a hot deal. THIRTY year old blended whisky finished in sherry butts. If you need a 30 year old whisky for a gift or anniversary, but don’t want to break the bank, then this is your guy. It’s richer and more interesting than Johnnie Blue, that’s for sure. Grab one.

Longmorn 21 Year Old Alexander Murray Single Malt Whisky $85.99 – The Longmorn is the showstopper when you start breaking down value for money. 21 year old CLASSIC Longmorn for sub-$100. It has a lot of that same supple, oily goodness that made our Longmorn 20 Exclusive Malt cask a while back so beloved. I’d say it’s EASILY as good as our Faultline edition and that’s $30 more per bottle. Again, nothing that’s going to go down in history as the best bottle you’ve ever had, but considering the market it’s a no-brainer.

Tobermory 19 Year Old Alexander Murray Single Malt Whisky $84.99 – Tobermory can be great when it’s really fat and fruity, with a heavy mouthfeel and rather viscous finish. This bottling falls into that category of Tobermory and—looking at the price, it’s too good to pass up.

You can take my word for it now, or you can come taste them tonight! We’ll be here watching the game on the computer and crossing our fingers!

-David Driscoll

David Driscoll