Johnnie Walker Double Black Scotch

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the scotch-lover or the snow bunny in your life, look no further than limited-edition Johnnie Walker Double Black. Master Blender Jim Beveridge combined a number of single-malt whiskies from all over Scotland, ones defined by hints of smoldering charcoal, crisp ash and burnt timber, then barreled it in deeply charred, old oak casks.

The result is bold and complex with intense notes of Johnnie Walker’s signature peat smoke as well as dried fruit, orange zest, vanilla and spice. Try it with just a drop of water. Or maybe snow. $40, Total Wine & Spirits, JohnnieWalker.com/en-us/doubleblackblend.

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