Tag: Whiskey

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 […]

Who hit the fast forward button???


It’s after 9PM on a random Saturday night, when all the kiddies are fast asleep. Clear skies, comfortable temperatures, and no chance of rain. The “Is the bar open tonight?” text messages start flying: Wookie texts G-LO, G-LO texts The ROK, The ROK texts Limpd, and so on. By 10PM, […]

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 […]

Esquire Rule No. 706


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 […]

Obituaries


Glenfiddich 15, Compass Box Asyla, and Murray McDavid’s 1996 Isle of Arran passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2010. Throughout their brief, but highly fulfilling lives, they brought us much joy and laughter. Please join us in honoring their memory. May they rest in peace.

Whisky Review – Ardbeg 10


Approachable. It’s a word I’ve been using quite often lately. But what does it really mean? Here is how Webster’s dictionary defines it: approachable:  capable of being approached : accessible; specifically : easy to meet or deal with <friendly and approachable people>. And how does this word relate to whisky? I guess […]