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
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
Bear with me on this one. We’re well into the 21st Century so this may be a new concept to some and a feeling of rediscovering something put away in your parents closet/attic/basement to others: The letter. Once the pinnacle of constructed communication, I couldn’t attempt to address the letter and its significance by vacuuming the … More A Letter to a Fine Lad
Drinking whisky is a lot like having sex. The more you do it, the better you get at it, because, well, practice makes perfect. And if you never become perfect, you can at least take comfort in the fact that the practice will never stop being fun. With this in mind, you would think that … More So you want to be a whisky drinker? 5 steps to becoming one.
Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Coco Chanel, Marc Jacobs and now… Dr. Bill Lumsden? Scotch drinkers everywhere were probably just as surprised, and yet intrigued, as I was by the notion of one of the most beloved distilleries and whisky brands taking their talents from the barrel rooms to runways. But what would this new must-have item … More #BeyondtheCask
*Proceed with caution: as the words of William Shakespeare have been altered for the sake of whisk(e)y* O Ouroboros, Ouroboros, wherefore art thou Ouroboros? Deny thy father and refuse thy absence; Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love And I’ll no longer be lonely. Shall you hear more, or shall I speak at … More The Lost Lost Spirit’s
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
From the authors that brought you household favorites such as “A Love Letter to Laphroaig” and best seller “The First Family of Bourbon” comes the tale of one man’s night of discovery, turmoil, anguish and triumph, all for the love of whisky. W+A is proud to present a new volume of stories: “A Night in … More A Night in Chicago
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
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.