The Glenlivet 12 year-old

Even if you aren’t a whisky drinker I am certain that you’ve heard of The Glenlivet. It’s a classic, very well known brand that in my opinion new/first-time whisky drinkers first gravitate towards. No, this is not the first time I’ve written about The Glenlivet, but it is the first time I am posting about…

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…

Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

I am not a cigar smoker or a smoker at all. I smoked a cigarette once in my early 20’s and then recall crying about smoking that one cigarette. It might have been the alcohol that contributed to my crying, but nonetheless I knew then that smoking was definitely not for me. The upside, you…

Finding Ardbog

I know it’s been nearly 4 weeks since my last post. I took a little hiatus from writing but am back and wanted to share with everyone an absolutely amazing find I stumbled across during the 4th of July weekend. I first wrote about Ardbog by Ardbeg back in November of last year http://wp.me/p3Zt2k-1t. Although…

GlenDronach 17 year-old Pedro Ximenex Sherry Puncheon

A belated Happy Father’s Day to all father’s out there. If you happen to be a whisky lover then I am certain that a nice new bottle of whisky would have been the perfect gift to celebrate the day. Now, if you are still looking for a late gift to give to a dad, then…

Glenfiddich 18 year-old

How is it that I have not been sick all winter but on the first week of Spring I come down with a bug that just won’t go away. Even when I am sick I am always on the go. Yesterday I powered through a Boston Celtics basketball game and I still managed to get…

Ardbeg 10 year old

Let me start by saying that Ardbeg is one of my very favorite Single malt Scotch whiskies. The first time I tried Ardbeg I was in San Diego about 2 years ago attending a friend’s wedding. While out at a whisky bar I wanted to try something smoky and different, so the bartender suggested Ardbeg….

The Dalmore 12

Ah Monday’s! If you had to drag yourself out of bed this morning and are now drinking a giant cup of coffee then we are in the same boat. Monday’s are extremely difficult to get into especially after a nice weekend. To cheer you up and put a smile on your face I have these…

Springbank 15 year old and whisky regions

Excitement was what I felt when I first saw this single malt labeled on the menu. Ordering a Springbank would mean that I would have officially tried a Scotch whisky from all 6 Scotch whisky regions. For those non whisky drinkers there are technically 6 regions. I’ve listed those regions below along with the whiskies…

Redbreast 12 Cask Strength

Let’s be honest, in my lifetime of whisky drinking I’ve mainly gone ahead and reached for that Scotch whisky. I was never much of an Irish whiskey drinker until Green Spot and now Redbreast made an appearance in my life. These two whiskies have completely shown me what I was missing out in Irish whiskey….

Macallan 12

One of joys of whisky is that you can share a dram with a person and chances are that person will get a different whisky tasting experience than you will. Everyone has a different pallet so when it comes to deciphering the tastes in a brand of whisky not everyone will taste the same notes….