Category: Booze Review

Whisky Review – Highland Park 18


About two weeks ago, I decided that I would treat myself, and pick up a new bottle of Single Malt Scotch. Since I’ve been spending alot of time in Islay, I thought I would branch out and try something from Northern Scotland. After contemplating the whisky selections at […]

Whisky Review – Pebble Beach 12


Most spouses would be alarmed by drinking, smoking or an unusual propensity for meat but not my wife. For Christmas this year, my lovely wife and children presented me with the greatest gift trifecta … single malt whisky, cigars and a can of haggis. The cigars are not […]

Whisky Review – Dalwhinnie 15


After dinner at the in-laws, I had a hankering for a night-cap and thought that I would try to clear out some of the inventory in the hopes that Santa might bring me a shiny new bottle if I had created room. I chose a bottle of Dalwhinnie […]

Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey


What do get when you take the wort from a fantastic micro brewed ale, add distiller’s yeast, double distill the result, and then stick it charred oak barrels for a month or so? You get a young Whiskey that is just far enough past moonshine to be interesting […]

Whisky Review – Springbank 10


Springbank 10 comes from Campbeltown, Scotland, which lies between the Isle of Arran and the northeast coast of Ireland. Springbank Distillery was established in 1828, and is one of the last two distilleries in Campbeltown (Glen Scotia is the other one). There are two versions of the Springbank […]

Ardbeg Taste-Off


The other day, my man G-Lo, a huge fan of all things smoky, had suggested that we try a little Ardbeg taste-off. He had in his possession a bottle of Ardbeg 10 and a bottle of Ardbeg Corryvreckan. This bottle takes its name from the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool […]