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
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
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
Type: Single Malt Distillery: Arran Region: Islands, Scotland Age: NAS ABV: 46% Average Price: $45 Peat’s Thoughts: Let’s get the obvious out of the way – this is a peated whisky from a distillery that traditionally does not make peated whisky and thus I had to try it. Plus, the bottle looks pretty cool. From what I’m told (or could … More Machrie Moor The Peated Arran Malt
Type: Single Malt Scotch Distillery: Glen Moray Region: Speyside, Scotland Age: NAS ABV: 40% Average Price: $25 Finn’s Thoughts: What a treat. If the rest of the offerings from Glen Moray are like this, then the whole family will be moving onto my shelf. Arguably, a bigger influence than taste preference when diving into the world of scotch/single malt is price … More Glen Moray Port Cask Finish
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