With a mission to promote imbibing “with appreciation, elegance, and knowledge,” Yana Nogid and Katya Skye co-founded Manhattan Zodiac, a … Continue reading Interview: Yana Nogid and Katya Skye / Founders of Manhattan Zodiac
OLD POTRERO HOTALING’S WHISKEY single barrel bottled in bond release, bottle 77 of 225 (2013) MASH BILL – 100% malted … Continue reading Comparison: Two Hotaling’s Single Malt Bottled in Bond Rye Whiskeys – aged 18 and 17 years
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
BUFFALO TRACE Single barrel #200 selected by Royal Liquors, San Francisco (2021) MASH BILL – Buffalo Trace Mash Bill #1 … Continue reading Buffalo Trace – Store Pick!
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!
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?
OLD POTRERO RYE Single Barrel #13 selected by K&L (2019) MASH BILL – 100% malted rye PROOF – 126.42 AGE … Continue reading Old Potrero Straight Rye Single Barrel #13
OLD POTRERO STRAIGHT MALT WHISKEY 2017 K&L store pick, finished in a chardonnay cask MASH BILL – 100% Rye PROOF … Continue reading Bottle Kill: The 1st Old Potrero Straight Malt Whiskey Single Barrel
One Tuesday after a company meeting at the American Conservatory Theater, I opted to walk home along Geary Street. The … Continue reading The Privilege Of Appreciation