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
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 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
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 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
There are parties and then there are celebrations. One is merely a gathering of individuals accompanied by drinks, food and entertainment, while the other is an event which marks an important occasion. I mean, anybody can throw a party. All you need to do is get some friends together, buy some chips and dip, grab … More The Grandest Time of All: WhistlePig 2016 Grand Party
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
Type: Bourbon Distillery: Woodford Region: Kentucky, USA Age: NAS ABV: 45.2% Average Price: $100 Peat’s Thoughts: I have long been a huge fan of Woodford, as it has always held a special place in my heart. When I left the college days of Jack Daniel and Jameson shots behind, it was either Jefferson’s or Woodford Reserve, before I found … More Woodford Reserve Classic Malt 2013
Man, do I love nights in Chicago. It has been awhile since catching you all up on the whisky adventures that the Windy City has offered. There have been plenty-a-night to choose from, but here is a special one that I experienced a few fortnights ago. Preface: Chicago is a great whisk(e)y city. No, not … More A Night in Chicago: An Evening for the Makers.