Single Malts - unpeated
Aberlour A'Bunadh + Followup
Balvenie DoubleWood 12
Bruichladdich Scottish Barley
Dalmore King Alex III
The Macallan 12
Single Malts - island/peated
Caol Ila 12
Whisky Blogs I Read
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.
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
Ralfy is a force of nature. He's gotten quite windy of late, but you cannot contest his encyclopedic knowledge. Ralfy
Sam's enthusiasm and energy is refreshing and fun. He has his own reviews and a selection of other blogs, so a good way to do a whisky blog buffet. W&W