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?
Meta? It’s at least a bit meta, for sure. (Aren’t most things in the iEra?) But the purposes of whiskey … Continue reading Notes on Whiskey Notes
ST. GEORGE SPIRITS SINGLE MALT Lot No. SM021 (2021) MASH BILL – 100% malted barley PROOF – 86 AGE – … Continue reading St. George Spirits Single Malt Whiskey Lot 21
31n50 Barrel 5 MASH BILL – 70% corn, 21% rye, 9% barley PROOF – 142.6 AGE – 10 years 6 … Continue reading Comparison: Two Hometown Bourbons – 31n50 Barrels 5 & 6
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
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?
FOUR ROSES BARREL STRENGTH SiB OBSO “Ask The Angles” selected by Bitters & Bottles (2020) MASH BILL – 60% corn, … Continue reading Comparison: Two Four Roses Barrel Strength Single Barrels – OBSO & OBSV
WOODINVILLE CASK STRENGTH BOURBON Cask #2555 selected by K&L (2020) MASH BILL – 72% corn, 22% rye, 6% barley PROOF … Continue reading On Familiar Tastes Pt1: Woodinville Cask Strength Bourbon – Store Pick!