Dictionary.com (because, 2018), defines Climax in 5 ways: 1. the highest or most intense point in the development or resolution of something; culmination 2.(in a dramatic or literary work) a decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major turning point in a plot. 3. Rhetoric. a figure consisting of a series of related ideas so arranged that each surpasses the preceding in force or intensity. the last term or member of this figure. 4. an orgasm. 5. Ecology. the stable and self-perpetuating end stage in the ecological succession or evolution of a plant and animal community. Here, we will explore describing Climax Wood-Fired Whiskey in accordance to the various definitions of the whiskey brand’s namesake. 1. Hmmmmmm. I beg to differ here. Upon tasting this whiskey multiple times, in many fashions (freshly cracked open and … More Climax or The Beginning?
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
I love whisky. I love drinking whisky. I love drinking whisky everywhere. But since personal-portable-bars have not been invented yet, I sometimes need to find alternative ways to transport my whisky. Whether I’m going on a cross-country trip or I’m crossing the Pacific Ocean, one thing is for certain, whisky is on the menu. To … More 4 Tips for Traveling with Whisky.
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.
I truly have come to love my “A Night in Chicago” series. For one, it means I drank more whisky, but more importantly it indicates that something special happened with special people in a very special city. The cold ass weather that is rudely closing out 2017 here in the states (well at least the … More A Night in Chicago: (K)Nights of the Scotch Table
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!
I don’t want to be that “I told you so guy” but… I told you it was great! Now, I am elated to see that more of the #whiskyfabric feels the way I have for a while now. I’ve said a lot about Lost Spirits – and my friends over there – in the past, so … More The Discovery of Lost Spirits
I’ll be the first to admit, among all the whisky that I have tried to encounter so far, I have yet to go into the catalog of Dewar’s. Silly me, I’ll also be the first to admit, that I made a mistake. Dewar’s White Label is actually a scotch that I was introduced to early … More A Night in Chicago – Dewar’s Dinner
What can be said anymore about Mickey Heads? He’s the brains of the operation for all that we currently admire, and adore about Ardbeg such as the Uigeadail and Corryvreckan. This year, Mickey is celebrating a decade of delectable drams as distillery manager of the acclaimed Ardbeg distillery. Officially kicking off in late February, one of the … More Mickey Heads in the Right Direction Again
As my colleague Peat stated in the first edition of What you Should…, “When we here at Whisky + Architecture first came up with the idea of adopting pseudonyms, it was Finn himself who bestowed upon us our respective names. To say that he expertly captured our differing tastes and preferences is somewhat of an … More What you Should be Drinking Right Now: Abomination