I agree with this, I think you're asking for the impossible. I regard JW Red as a benchmark blend. I wouldn't go below it in price unless the blend on offer is at a reduced price. Having said that I do avoid blends, I prefer the single malts.
Originally Posted by John Kreiner
About the spelling. The Irish suggest that it is the traditional scottish meanness that prevents the Scots spelling whisky with an e; it saves money at the label printers. The Scots retaliate by pointing out it only takes them two distillations to get it right; the Irish take three.
You could rename this thread 'Recommend me a cheap headache', there would be plenty of answers then!
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