I have learned (and still learn) much from these tireless bloggers. They all have their characteristic take on the subject, and are not marketers. There are many others on the net, these just happen to be in my faves list.
My grandma would have called Jason a “character.” Very honest reviews, usually with some off-the-wall take on things, which sometimes have to do with whisky. Jason Debly
For an enthusiastic but light-hearted take on the world of whisky — with a huge scope (these ‘Tassies’ get around) — check out the indefatigable Wafflers, Nick and Ted
ScotchNoobis another west coast whisky lover, has good detail and background in the reviews and I’ve referred to that blog enough it’s time to give credit up front.