Yay for National Scotch Day! A day for all us whiskey drinkers to pretend we know what we are doing. Scotch comes from Scotland, which you would think is obvious. Scotch has a truly loyal and loving following and a history of amazingness. There are also strong opinions about how to properly drink it. As D and I have stressed several times, you do you. It's your palate. Please it.
Most scotch is consumed in the following ways:
My favorite scotch is Balvenie 12 Year Old Doublewood. It's not smoky, and it is nutty and spicy and warm and takes me to my happy place. *sigh