• November 28, 2018

    Review: William Larue Weller 2008

    Remember when no one wanted bourbon? I do, though it’s getting harder and harder to remember those days. At the time, I was mostly busy focusing...
  • Balvenie 30
    November 19, 2018

    Review: The Balvenie 30 Year

    It’s no secret that I love The Balvenie. The house flavor profile really works for me and I’m a big fan of William Grant and Sons as a com...
  • Macallan Cask Strength and 17 year
    October 29, 2018

    The “Whisky Bubble” isn̵...

    “Whisky bubble” is a phrase that has been going around for several years now. It’s a fairly easy concept to grasp. Over the past dec...
  • WhistlePig Boss Hog III
    October 12, 2018

    Review: WhistlePig Boss Hog III (The Ind...

    WhistlePig is a success story I never saw coming. On the scene for less than a decade, the distillery has firmly positioned itself as a premium rye br...
  • October 1, 2018

    Review: Glenfiddich Cask 21900 and Proje...

    Fresh off the heels of my interview with Glenfiddich West Brand Ambassador Jenny Wren, I took the opportunity to do a side-by-side tasting of Cask 21...

Review: William Larue Weller 2008

Remember when no one wanted bourbon? I do, though it’s getting harder and harder to remember those days. At the time, I was mostly busy focusing on Scotch but I…

Balvenie 30

Review: The Balvenie 30 Year

It’s no secret that I love The Balvenie. The house flavor profile really works for me and I’m a big fan of William Grant and Sons as a company. The…

Macallan Cask Strength and 17 year

The “Whisky Bubble” isn’t popping. Get used to it.

“Whisky bubble” is a phrase that has been going around for several years now. It’s a fairly easy concept to grasp. Over the past decade, the whisk(e)y industry has been…

WhistlePig Boss Hog III

Review: WhistlePig Boss Hog III (The Independent)

WhistlePig is a success story I never saw coming. On the scene for less than a decade, the distillery has firmly positioned itself as a premium rye brand despite sourcing…

Review: Glenfiddich Cask 21900 and Project XX

Fresh off the heels of my interview with Glenfiddich West Brand Ambassador Jenny Wren, I took the opportunity to do a side-by-side tasting of Cask 21900, one of the twenty casks…

Glenfiddich Project XX Interview with Jenny Wren

Interview with Jenny Wren of Glenfiddich about the cask selection process that went into the making of Project XX.

Review: Kaiyo Cask Strength

Me and Japanese whisky. Japanese whisky and me. It’s a strained relationship these days to say the least. We used to get along fine back in the day. I enjoyed…

Rhetoric 24 Year Bourbon

Review: Rhetoric 24 Year (Orphan Barrel)

Diageo’s Orphan Barrel Series has been out for a few years now. Right off the bat, that should get you wondering how it’s even possible that a limited release of…

Kentucky Owl Rye Batch 1

Review: Kentucky Owl Rye 11 Year (Batch 1)

The Kentucky Owl brand truly fascinates me. Like Whistle Pig, Kentucky Owl is quite the dark horse candidate to receive the universal high demand and praise that it does in…

Balvenie 17 Year Doublewood

Review: The Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year

Balvenie Doublewood was my gateway whisky. It was the bottle that made me realize how good a single malt could be even with a beginner’s palate. Aside from its place…