Spring Break 2018: Speyside!


After our beautiful 24 hours on Islay, the Spring Break 2018 trip to Scotland continued from Glasgow as we headed north to Ballachulish. Exiting the airport in the rented Land Rover was… challenging. We weren’t on Islay anymore. There were other cars to tailgate, pass, ward off and not hit. Yet, no […]

First Pour at Iron Hill Center City


Way back in August of 2013, Limpd attended the First Pour at Iron Hill Brewery’s Voorhees location on his own, and last night, I attended the First Pour at Iron Hill’s brand spanking new Center City Philadelphia location (it officially opens on September 13th) on my own. What is […]

Coming Soon: Iron Hill Center City


Limpd and I had two options yesterday afternoon: Option #1: Stay at work and toil away at our mostly thankless jobs until 5pm. Or later! Option #2: Leave a little early to attend a behind-the-scenes preview tour of a new brew pub in Center City Philadelphia. As evidenced […]

Whisky Review – Port Askaig 8 Year Old


The bottle of Port Askaig Islay whisky that you see up above is the brainchild of Specialty Drinks Ltd., the parent company of The Whiskey Exchange and Elixir Distillers. As the name suggests, this new to the US market independent bottling label will only release whiskies distilled and […]