Second Annual Kipling Road Whiskey Fest


Preparations are under way for the Second Annual Kipling Road Whiskey Fest. In less than two weeks, the members in good standing of the Kipling Road Malt Society will gather for the second annual membership meeting. The format will be the same as last year: each member is […]

What I learned on my trip to Kentucky


Recently, my sister moved from Dallas to Louisville.  This presented me with an opportunity to visit the land of Bourbon and to take a first-hand account of Bourbon distilling.  While the rest of the family was off to Churchill Downs, my sister, her fiance, and I headed into […]

My, that’s a fine vicuna!


As a part of my physical therapy, I took a test run into town via PATCO on Tuesday with the Butcher and the Ale monger. Oh, and it was conveniently during Beer Week and we had an app for that. After a brief repast at the Down Home […]

Release The Kraken!


While browsing the whisky and beer selections at Total Wine in Cherry Hill, I stumbled upon an interesting bottle of spiced rum. They call it “The Kraken Black Spiced Rum”. Supposedly, I dared my friend and neighbor to buy a bottle of the stuff. Below are a list […]

Whisky quote of the day…


The May 2010 issue of Esquire features an interview with Christina Hendricks of AMC’s “Mad Men”. Christina’s views on men and whisky: “We want you to order Scotch. It’s the most impressive drink order. It’s classic. It’s sexy. Such a rich color. The glass, the smell. It’s not […]