1792 Ridgemont Reserve Kentucky Straight

If you are a sports fan then you’ll know that the Kentucky Derby is being held this coming weekend. With that in mind, I thought there is no better way to kick off the week than by writing a short review about a Kentucky Straight whiskey, 1792 Ridgemont Reserve. 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Kentucky Straight is…

McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

Naturally, being a huge single malt fan, when the Sweet Cheeks Q bartender said she had a really good single malt whiskey from Oregon, I laughed. Although on my list of states to visit, I have never been to Oregon before and didn’t think single malt whiskeys was something they’d be good at. One of…

Glenmorangie The Lasanta

I was first introduced to Glenmorangie, a highland whisky, by my friend Fiona. Glenmorangie The Original happens to be one of her favorite whiskies (http://wp.me/p3Zt2k-1H). Not too long ago a friend hosted a party and I was introduced to another Glenmorangie whisky, in this case, Glenmorangie Lasanta. Lasanta, Gaelic for warmth and passion per the…

Oban 1997 Distillers Edition

My first introduction to Oban was with their 14 year-old whisky (http://wp.me/p3Zt2k-g). The distillery is located in the town of Oban which is on the West Coast of Scotland and is very close to the Scottish Isles. It was first founded back in 1793 by Hugh and John Stevenson. Whenever I try a new whisky…

Highland Park 30 year-old

There was just one finger left and I was extremely excited to have been the one to get it. I was taught to share as a kid, but with just one finger left I was not sharing this Highland Park 30 with anyone. I got this last finger courtesy of Frank at The Last Hurrah….

Age-Statement and No-Age-Statement (NAS)

A majority of whisky drinkers will tell you they know what no-age-statement (NAS) whiskies are and will probably also tell you exactly how they feel about it. It is a subject that has certainly sparked debate within the whisky community. NAS whisky is not something new; however it is a process that has become widely…

Dalmore 18 year-old

Funny story, a little over a week ago I went out to dinner with a good group of friends. One of them was telling me that he is trying to get into Scotch and recently found himself at a liquor store trying to decide what to start with. His philosophy during that time was to…