I love Disney movies. Well, their animated movies at least. And with good reason; they’re classics! From Aladdin to Toy Story 3, Walt Disney Pictures has had a lot of success over the years. And I mean a lot. Yet, for the all their success, all the movies under their belt, there is one movie that … More Long Live The King
Drinking is an expensive habit. Drinking whisky, is even more so. In a list of the 10 most expensive spirits, published on thedrinksbusiness.com in 2014, whisky dominated with a total of 5 slots. That’s half of the list! But to be fair, no one is really coughing up almost half a million dollars to try … More Flaviar Got Flavour
Many people will have you believe that there is no “wrong” way to drink whisky. They will claim that as long as you’re savouring the golden liquid and enjoying its many pleasures, you can go about consuming it anyway you see fit. Be it neat, on the rocks, straight up or in a cocktail, the … More You’re drinking your whisky wrong – Get yourself a D&L
Noted hip-hop legend and Grammy award winning artist, Trinidad James, once said “Fuck love it’s overrated.” It was a bold statement. One he said during the pinnacle of his reign on pop culture. A statement like that should not be taken lightly. It should rock foundations and topple civilizations. And yet, it did not. Why? Well, … More A Love Letter to Laphroaig.
We all know the story of the original Bruce Banner: Dr Jekyll, a man haunted by evil thoughts, creates an elixir that turns him into a large hideous beast who goes by the name of Mr Edward Hyde. Now what you probably don’t know is that Robert Louis Stevenson, the man behind the classic literary … More Dr. Jekyll, meet the real Mr. Hyde.
The internet is a funny thing. And by funny, I mean truly terrifying. For every touching story about making a child’s wish of being Batman come true, there are literally millions of hateful/idiotic comments on YouTube. Not surprisingly, YouTube isn’t the only place where these comments shine. I recently read an article on Elite Daily titled … More The internet loves whisk(e)y. The internet hates whisk(e)y. God bless the internet.
Today I decided to confess my sins to the church of whisk(e)y. To put it all out in the open for those to see. But do not judge, for only he who is without sin may cast the first stone. May the church say “Amen.” With that being said, in full disclosure, I’m about to … More Glenda-WHAT?! Confessions of a whisk(e)y drinker.
Yesterday, Laphroaig sort of won when it came to not only marketing, but making their friends (because if you drink Laphroaig you are more than just a costumer) feel included. How did they do this? Through the power of social media of course! To celebrate 200 years, the stalwart of Islay whisky has this to say: … More #BIGOPINIONS
Read Part I Here. Read Part II Here. Read Part III Here. As Descartes tells us, the only knowledge that we can trust is our own, hence his famous dictum cogito ergo sum, “I think, therefore I am.” Descartes’ argument is that everything, including reality, is doubtful. But by thinking about, even doubting in some way, … More Representation + Interpretation Part IV
W+A had Bowman Brothers, Yellow Spot 12 Year and Talisker The Distillers Editions Double Matured. Bar: Ri Ra’s The Whiskey Room, Georgetown, DC Bartender: Daithi Marketing Manager: Mary-Catherine When we started this it was somewhat of an ambition to be “those guys” who all the local spots knew. Those guys who got into any bar … More This ish just got real… er…