HAD 70: Scotch

Ah Scotch, that angriest of Whisky. Where else can you go for that smoky aroma? That interesting flavor, that delicious peatiness. What is peat anyway . . . It’s what? I’M DRINKING WHAT? Well, despite that, Scotch is a favorite around here, and we are going to try and tell you what we can about what makes it so special.


  • Our next episode will be Saturday, February 10 at 9:00 PM EST covering Scandinavian & Nordic Beers

  • Our new news show started today! Look for Have A Drink News every Saturday at 7:30 PM EST right here at Twitch.tv/HaveADrinkShow


That’s Why They Call Him Big PAPA


Monkey Shoulder | A Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

Blended by: William Grant & Sons Lt. from three Speyside Single Malts. The parent company also owns the brands Glenfiddich, Balvenie, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Sailor Jerry Rum and Hendricks Gin


The name monkey shoulder comes from the injury Distillery workers would get when they would spend all day turning malting barley manually in the malt houses.

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Zesty orange and Vanilla, Honey and Spiced Oak

Taste: Vanilla and spice