To mark the three-year anniversary of The Right Spirit, here are some reflections on what writing 275 posts about whiskey … Continue reading A Whiskey Journey Part 5 – What have three years of writing whiskey notes done to me?
In May 2022 I posted about a Royal Liquors store pick of Buffalo Trace. In that post I detail my … Continue reading Interview: Sammy Suleiman / Owner of Royal Liquors San Francisco
Sunlight, sunset, sunrise… Glowing, smoldering, sparkling… There are many ways to express in words the light that seems to emanate … Continue reading Sunlight in a Glass – on nostalgia and whiskey
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
SAGAMORE RESERVE SERIES RYE 8-Year-Old Batch 1A (2021) MASH BILL – unstated MGP rye mash bills (Although see below for … Continue reading Sagamore 8-Year-Old Cask Strength Rye
SMOOTH AMBLER OLD SCOUT Single Barrel #5943 bottled 10/13/17 by “Sarah” MASH BILL – unstated MGP bourbon mash bill PROOF … Continue reading Smooth Ambler Old Scout Cask Strength Single Barrel – 12 year MGP!
BLADE AND BOW I bought this particular bottle in late 2017 or early 2018 MASH BILL – Unknown PROOF – … Continue reading Blade and Bow – cheap marketing or great bourbon?
SAM HOUSTON 15 YEAR Release No. 6 Batch MO-1 (2021) MASH BILL – 74% corn, 18% rye, 8% malted barley … Continue reading Sam Houston 15 Year – or, Is Too Much Great Bourbon Possible?
JIM BEAM DISTILLER’S CUT Limited Release (2017) MASH BILL – 77% corn, 13% rye, 10% malted barley PROOF – 100 … Continue reading Remember This? ☞ Jim Beam Distiller’s Cut!
REBEL DISTILLER’S COLLECTION Barrel No. 7112042 selected by K&L (2020) MASH BILL – 68% corn, 20% wheat, 12% barley PROOF … Continue reading Rebel Distiller’s Collection – Store Pick!