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?
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
CAPITAL! Cask #2015-02 (bottled late 2021) MASH BILL – 100% malted rye PROOF – 106.8 AGE – 5 years DISTILLERY … Continue reading Have you heard of Capital Liquors Project Straight Rye Malt Whisky?
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
FOUR ROSES BARREL STRENGTH SiB OBSO “Fear and Four Roses” selected by the Single Barrel Project (2019) MASH BILL – … Continue reading Comparison: Two Four Roses Barrel Strength Single Barrels – OBSO & OBSK
TAMDHU Refill Hogshead HL18072 MASH BILL – 100% malted barley PROOF – 104 AGE – 20 years 4 months DISTILLERY … Continue reading Tamdhu 20-Year Cask Strength Single Malt
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
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
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