REDBREAST 12 YEAR CASK STRENGTH Batch B1/18 bottled on 28 May 2018 MASH BILL – unknown proportions of malted and … Continue reading Redbreast 12 Year Cask Strength – Old Label!
The sales tactic of bundling less desired spirits with a sought-after bottle spiked in 2022. But is it working, or … Continue reading 2022: Year of the Bundle
To call late autumn or even winter a “rainy season” in San Francisco, where I live, may once have been … Continue reading Five Rainy Day Whiskeys – to sip, not save!
REDBREAST KENTUCKY OAK EDITION Released Summer 2022 MASH BILL – blend of malted and unmalted barley PROOF – 101 AGE … Continue reading Redbreast Kentucky Oak Edition
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?
REDBREAST IBERIAN SERIES: PX EDITION Released Fall 2021 MASH BILL – blend of malted and unmalted barley PROOF – 92 … Continue reading Redbreast PX Edition
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
BLUE SPOT standard release (2021) MASH BILL – Undisclosed mash of malted and unmalted barley PROOF – 117.4 AGE – … Continue reading Comparison: Two Irish Cask Strength Whiskeys – Blue Spot 7 Year & Redbreast 14 Year
REDBREAST SINGLE POT STILL IRISH WHISKEY Maison Corbeaux exclusive small batch cask strength Batch A (2019) MASH BILL – Undisclosed … Continue reading Redbreast Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey – 14 Year Small Batch A (2019)
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