There’s been this rumour floating around the internet – and by “the internet” I mean life in general – that “serious whisk(e)y drinkers” have their spirit one way, and one way only: neat. Hell, on two separate occasions I’ve written about drinking whisky without any additives, be it water or chaser. Yet, I’ll be lying … More 6 DC Bartenders Share Their Quintessential Whisky Cocktail.
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
For over 60 years in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Wild Turkey and the Russell family have been providing their take of what straight-to-the-point, no-nonsense whiskey should be. I personally tend to agree with most things the state of Kentucky produces (The Wildcats, KFC, The Derby….KFC), but more on that in our upcoming #WAWhiskyTrail NYC… Now, sure I … More The First Family of Bourbon
Located on an assuming street on the edge of the infamous Chelsea district in NYC, you’d be hard pressed to find this hidden gem of a place… well mainly because if you went there about a week ago it wouldn’t have existed yet. For those familiar with New York culture, the idea of a “pop-up … More The House that “Glenmo” Built
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.
What better way to get started than by first explaining what the hell a whisky (no that’s not a misspelling) is. Hopefully this will give you a good base for beginning your own exploration into what you will see is a large and vast world of whisky. If not, at the very least you will … More What’s A Whisky?
W+A had The Peated Malt Old Ballantruan Speyside Glenlivet, Single Malt Society 66.47 Campfire Character 11 Year, Glenmorangie Finealta and Single Cask Nation Kilcohman 4 Year Cask Strength. Bar: Jack Rose Dining Saloon, Adams Morgan Washington DC Bartender: Brittney + Andy Advisor: Roberto Last night was very exciting and simultaneously a bit saddening. You see, … More Whisk(e)y Drinkers! Assemble!!