INVERGORDON 31-YEAR SiB CASK STRENGTH SCOTCH 2018 store pick from K&L MASH BILL – NAS (single grain scotch) PROOF – … Continue reading Invergordon 31-Year-Old Single Barrel Cask Strength Scotch
Truthiness and the Ethics of Marketing plus new notes on Bertie’s Bear Gulch Bourbon Whiskey is known for its stories, … Continue reading Good story. But is it good whiskey?
TOM’S FOOLERY CASK STRENGTH BOURBON K&L Single Barrel #121 (2019) MASH BILL – 56% corn, 25% rye, 19% barley PROOF … Continue reading Revisiting: Tom’s Foolery Cask Strength Bourbon
I believe we should. I’ve come to appreciate how whiskey is a conversation starter, an enabler of new understandings. It’s other things … Continue reading Disputing Taste
HAKUSHU 12 Single malt Japanese whisky MASH BILL – unknown PROOF – 86 AGE – 12 years DISTILLERY – Hakushu … Continue reading Comparison: Hakushu 12 / Writers’ Tears Double Oak / And…!
Like whiskeys, there are more whiskey glasses than time to try them all. Which to use? We each have a … Continue reading Which Whiskey Glass?
GEORGE T. STAGG 2018 MASH BILL – Buffalo Trace mash bill #1 PROOF – 124.9 AGE – 15 years 4 … Continue reading Bottle Kill: George T. Stagg 2018
I recently had the great pleasure of sharing an epic rye flight at a friend’s place. Three of us gathered … Continue reading Nine Ryes, a Wheater, and a “Barely Legal” Bourbon walk into a bar…
Second to the pleasure of tasting and sharing whiskey? The pleasure of hunting for it! I thoroughly enjoy The Hunt. … Continue reading The Whiskey Hunt! Tales and Tips…
When I first started this whiskey journey I wasted a lot of money on mistakes. (That still happens occasionally!) What … Continue reading Breaking In The Home Bar With No-Brainer Bottles That Won’t Break The Bank
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
I first met Edmond Kubein in early 2018, when I wandered into his San Francisco store, Bourbon County, on Clement … Continue reading Interview: Edmond Kubein / Bourbon County