The site was down for several days due to a hosting issue, which would have been resolved quickly if I had not been trying to fix it entirely from my phone while on vacation. Whoops. Apologies for the downtime!
Oliver over at dramming.com has posted a very concise list of basic information about Scotch whisky. I was planning to do a post like this of my own, but since Oliver has done it so much better that I could have, I’ll simply defer to his expertise: 10 Essential Things About Scotch Whisky Everybody Should Know.
Why painstakingly age expensive liquid in secondhand barrels for decades to coax out faint flavors like black cherry when you can just add that flavor straight to the whiskey! (Happy April Fool’s Everyone!)
This makes me laugh. Of course, I should complain about the stereotype of Scotch being the exclusive domain of old, pompous men… but now whenever my brother-in-law and I go have a dram, one of us inevitably quotes this caption and it causes much merriment. So here’s to you, John McCain and the anonymous Photoshopper …