Blind Tastings Are Humbling

No real review this week, since I attended a blind Zoom tasting of 12 American single malt whiskies and I’m still recovering. What follows are some other stream-of-consciousness notes from our tasting. If you have an opportunity to gather a few like-minded friends to taste some whisky together (online or in person if your situation warrants), I highly recommend it.

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

You know what? I’m taking the weekend off. Have a good weekend everyone; enjoy some relaxing (instead of stressed-out cabin feverish) time with your loved ones, drink some good whisky or maybe drink some bad whisky mixed into a cocktail. I’ve been drinking a bunch of Algonquin Cocktails lately. Celebrate the memory of those who …

Bear With Me…

This is just a quick note to ask that you please bear with the advertising changes you might be noticing on the blog lately. I’m in the process of an experimental switch in ad networks due to my old network’s revenue slowing to a trickle. (I cannot pay for this site’s upkeep, let alone whisky, …

Sick :(

Ahh, January. That magical time of year when the holidays are over, the weather is ugly, and literally everyone you know is sick. Because Hot Toddies are the only respectable way to consume whisky while fighting off a cold, there will be no review this week. Apologies. I’m sure I’ve posted this before, but just …

In Which I Appear In Print

Just a quick note while I continue to recover from Thanksgiving and simultaneously prepare myself for the Christmas season. I appear in a quick blurb about whisky bloggers in the latest edition (#8) of Cask & Still magazine, a free Scottish publication. If you don’t happen to have access to the print version, you can …

GDPR Headaches

The aforementioned GDPR regulations go into effect on May 25th, in 5 days from this post. Because of the headaches and intense amount of website work this is causing me, I do not have time to write a review this week – you can thank the EU. A quick summary of the sources of my …