Whisky has been our dearest drink since ages. It is always our companion in times of need whether you are happy or sad. It simply rejuvenates your mood in every condition. You can never ignore the aroma, magic and taste the whiskey that it comes up with. You may know a lot about whiskey, but … More 7 Whiskey Facts and Fiction
What’s Next for WhiskyArch? New Direction. Same Goal. We’ve all been down this road before, haven’t we? Things become a bit hectic in our personal lives and our priorities shuffle around, leaving us to figure out what is truly important to us. With WhiskyArch, we took some time to reflect on what brought us to … More WhiskyArch Relaunch!
Type: Rye Distillery: Sugarlands Region: Tennessee, USA Age: 2 Years ABV: 61.1% Average Price: $50 Peat’s Thoughts: By now I’m pretty sure I’m a broken record, but I’ve never been a big fan of rye whiskey outside WhistlePig. And… that’s the end of that story, on to the whiskey. Sugarlands Distillery opened in 2014 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee selling primarily moonshine. Now, before … More Sugarlands Roaming Man
As it happens at the end of every year, some of the biggest publications make their “Best Of” lists. Wired Magazine was no different. In their list, they name 25 different buildings designed by an array of architects who are all household names; everyone from OMA and SOM, to our previously featured Diller Scofidio and … More Wired Magazine Lists 2016’s Architecture “Masterpieces”
Type: Single Malt Distillery: Arran Region: Islands, Scotland Age: NAS ABV: 46% Average Price: $45 Peat’s Thoughts: Let’s get the obvious out of the way – this is a peated whisky from a distillery that traditionally does not make peated whisky and thus I had to try it. Plus, the bottle looks pretty cool. From what I’m told (or could … More Machrie Moor The Peated Arran Malt
Type: Single Malt Scotch Distillery: Glen Moray Region: Speyside, Scotland Age: NAS ABV: 40% Average Price: $25 Finn’s Thoughts: What a treat. If the rest of the offerings from Glen Moray are like this, then the whole family will be moving onto my shelf. Arguably, a bigger influence than taste preference when diving into the world of scotch/single malt is price … More Glen Moray Port Cask Finish
Type: Scotch Distillery: Glenmorangie Region: Highland, Scotland Age: NAS ABV: 46% Average Price: $150 Neat’s Thoughts: The Signet, as its bottle design might not so slightly suggest, is a little more on the dark side. The taste of mocha and charred oak dominate throughout but once your taste buds become cordial to the idea, a rich sweetness tends to take … More Glenmorangie Signet
Type: Scotch Distillery: Glenmorangie Region: Highland, Scotland Age: 25 ABV: 43% Average Price: $479 Neat’s Thoughts: Winner of the “Best Single Malt Scotch” 2015 International Whisky competition, it’s very full-flavored with aromas of cherry, sweet plums and chocolate. Being from an island, I immediately appreciated the hints of coconut and spices making their point subtly with every sip. Fellas, you can give … More Glenmorangie 25 Years Old
Type: Bourbon Distillery: Woodford Region: Kentucky, USA Age: NAS ABV: 45.2% Average Price: $60 Peat’s Thoughts: I’m not even gonna get into my love for Woodford, because I’ve long praised it, both on here and social media. So I won’t bore you with any soliloquy but rather dive right into this. I fckin love this dram. It’s fkn fantastic. … More Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Single Barrel
Source: archdaily.com VIΛ 57 West, designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group for the Durst Organization, introduces a new typology to New York City: the Courtscraper. The 830 000 sq ft highrise combines the density of the American skyscraper with the communal space of the European courtyard, offering 709 residential units with a lush 22 000 sq ft … More Bjarke Ingels’ VIΛ 57 West is Officially Open!