“The right way to drink whiskey is the way you like to drink it.” This sentiment is often expressed, in … Continue reading Whiskey’s Ecology of Welcome — on curiosity and the (in)curious advent of tater haterism
My first taste of Westward Whiskey was a doozy, a 131-proof Single Malt single barrel, selected by K&L in 2019. … Continue reading Interview: Christian Krogstad / Founder and Master Distiller of Westward Whiskey
OLD POTRERO STRAIGHT RYE single barrel #10 selected by K&L (2020) MASH BILL – 100% malted rye PROOF – 124.86 … Continue reading Comparison: Two Old Potrero Single Malt Ryes – a Cask Strength Store Pick and the 18 Year Bottled in Bond!
MADAM BLENDED WHISKY a blend of whiskies together forming a more perfect union (2020) MASH BILL – 37% corn, 58% … Continue reading Two Republic Restoratives Whiskies: Madam Blended Whisky & “I’m Speaking” Purpose Rye
On Whiskey as Metaphor for What Matters plus new notes on Forty Nine Mile Bourbon In October 2019 I posted … Continue reading Truth or Taste?
JOSEPHINE’S FLATHEAD RIVER RYE Bootlegger’s Collection Chapter 1, a limited release of 30 barrels (2020) MASH BILL – 95% rye, … Continue reading Josephine’s Flathead River Rye
The start of a new year always seems a good time to check in on a whiskey journey, to take … Continue reading A Whiskey Journey Part 3 – Why I Whiskey
HOME BASE WHISKEY Single barrel selected by Bourbon County, San Francisco (2020) MASH BILL – 60% organic corn, 30% malted … Continue reading Home Base Whiskey (with a twist) – Store Pick!
SAM HOUSTON 12 YEAR OLD BOURBON Release No. 3, Batch CA-1 (2019) MASH BILL – 74% corn, 18% rye, 8% … Continue reading Bottle Kill: Sam Houston 12 Year Bourbon Release No. 3
REMUS REPEAL RESERVE III Released Fall 2019 MASH BILL – 90% is a 75% corn / 21% rye / 4% … Continue reading Remus Repeal Reserve III