Raising a Glass to My Pappy


We come across many people who will have some measure of influence in our lives. For some, they will become titans in our young minds and become the basis of a personal Mt. Rushmore. And like Mt. Rushmore, we might build mental monuments to the four most influential […]

A Trio of Ninkasi Hoppy Brews Reviewed


A while back, G-LO received his usual boozemail, while I received a few “Notices to Occupant” for a rug cleaning service and an online “college” that’s ranked jusssssst slightly below Trump University. While a home filled with hardwood floors might not be the best audience for a rug cleaning […]

The Final Dram


It’s a fact of life: we all will die, even Larry King. Abe Vigoda finally did, so it really is inevitable. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Loved ones will weep, bills will keep coming, and people you hardly knew will spit on your grave. So be it. […]

Revisiting Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey


What you see in the above photo is the bottle of Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey that The Wookie reviewed many moons ago (November 7, 2010 to be exact). Way back then, The Wookie found the 2010-ish iteration of this whisky to be “young and harsh but not without […]