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 4 – on Weller Antique 107 and the Art and Practice of Letting Go
If whiskey is “history in a bottle,” and history is essentially political history, then isn’t whiskey also politics in a … Continue reading Whiskey as History in a Bottle – on curiosity and the (in)curious habit of leaving politics at the door
During the 2021 bourbon hunting season, I haven’t hunted. And I feel great! At the time of this posting, Black … Continue reading Happy Not Hunting
“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