Chivas Regal 12 year-old

After getting back home from a weekend off in Newport, RI with a great friend and her husband I finally got a chance to try Chivas Regal. Although I had heard about Chivas before and have been drinking whisky for years now, it was a brand I had not gotten around to tasting.  Finally getting…

Bruichladdich Black Arts 4.1 – Cask Strength

When in conversation about no-age-statement (NAS) whiskies, Bruichladdich always comes up. It is one of the distilleries, in my mind, that has pumped out the most NAS whiskies. This has certainly infuriated many purists, so when I saw this Bruichladdich Black Arts 4.1 listed on the whisky menu I was certainly skeptical about trying it….

Lagavulin 16 – 1997 Distillers Edition

Happiness is enjoying a dram of Lagavulin while sitting in front of a warm fire on a cold winters night. Now I know it’s not winter yet, but when I came across a bottle of the 1997 Lagavulin Distillers Edition it was all I could think off. The Lagavulin distillery was founded in 1816 by…

Sons of Liberty Distillery

For being a small state, Rhode Island certainly has a lot going for themselves and that includes the Sons of Liberty Distillery. I had not heard about this place until my boyfriend mentioned it last week, so on Labor Day Weekend we headed down for a tour and sampling of their product. The distillery has…

Scotch Ice Cream: Lagavulin

Happy Labor Day (here in the states)! Want something sweet with your apple pie this fall or on this holiday Monday? How about Lagavulin ice cream? Before you shake your head and think I am crazy, the ice cream is pretty darn good. Yesterday evening while visiting our friend Mike in western MA, we got…