The Whisky Guy Podcast

The Whisky Guy Podcast – Episode #3

Welcome to Episode #3 of The Whisky Guy Podcast!

It’s Whisky Wednesday – let’s enjoy a dram

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Richard Crawford, Founder of Richard Crawford Luxury

Richard Crawford, Founder of Richard Crawford Luxury

Interview with Richard Crawford; Founder Richard Crawford Luxury

  • Richard and I met while representing whiskies at events
  • Grew up in Scotland
  • Family was in the whisk(e)y industry
  • Worked with Glenlivet for 6+ years
  • Transitioned into Richard Crawford Luxury
  • “People who are into Scotch Whisky can’t really be labeled Scotch Whisky Drinkers; the whisky is a part of a bigger life that they would like to experience”
  • “The story (of the whisky lifestyle) isn’t about what something costs, it’s about appreciating what it is”
  • When you want access to brands or products, do be afraid to ask
  • Richard’s Top Whiskies:
  • Web: Richard Crawford Luxury
  • Facebook: Richard Crawford Luxury on Facebook
  • Twitter: Richard Crawford Luxury on Twitter
  • Email: Richard(at)RichardCrawfordLuxury.com
Richard Crawford, Founder of Richard Crawford Luxury, for Talos Watches

Richard Crawford, Founder of Richard Crawford Luxury, for Talos Watches

Tasting Notes: Yamazaki 18yr

43%

$180

Appearance: Deep, Dark Amber

Nose: Lots of fruit – golden raisins and wine, maybe a hint of sulphur

Flavor: Sharp, spicy, tingly salt brine, with hints of fruit

Finish: Long and warm with some spice that transitions to fruit

Diluted: Mouth feel brings sharpness and citrus oil to the aroma, and cracked grains.  Mouth feel thickens but less flavor.  Finish is shorter, but keeps the sharpness.

Yamazaki 18 - Photography by Ari Shapiro - The Whisky Guy

Yamazaki 18 – Photography by Ari Shapiro – The Whisky Guy

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