South Boston Irish Whiskey

South Boston has very strong Irish-American heritage so it is fitting that one of the products put out by GrandTen Distilling located in South Boston, MA is an Irish whiskey. However, we all know that for Irish whiskey to be called Irish whiskey, it actually has to be made in Ireland. In order to put…

Akashi Blended Whisky

Akashi White Oak is a blended Japanese whisky produced by Eigashima Shuzo Co. Ltd. The distillery is located in Akashi City and it’s not only the smallest distillery in the country, but also the oldest. It first began making sake and shochu in 1888. And although they got a license to begun distilling whisky in…

Aberfeldy 21-Year

It’s official, my boyfriend and I are going to Scotland this fall. We plan to drive around the country visiting as many distilleries as possible. If any of you have ideas on must see places let me know, just drop your thoughts down in the comments section. Who knows, maybe Aberfeldy will be one of…

Redbreast Lustau Edition

To date, I’ve not found a Redbreast whiskey I’ve not liked and the Lustau Edition is no exception. This edition was released towards the end of 2016 and was born from a collaboration between the Bodegas Lustau and Midleton Distillery. Bodega Lustau is a sherry producer in Jerez, Spain. The vineyard’s history dates back to…

Port Charlotte 10 year 2nd Edition

Port Charlotte is not only a village 2 miles south of Bruichladdich; it is also what Bruichladdich decided to name their heavily peated line. It pays homage to the once working but now silent Lochindaal distillery, which produce whisky for about one hundred years. The Port Charlotte 10 year 2nd edition is one of six…

The Irishman 12-year Whiskey

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all! Today’s post, yes, you’ve guessed it, an Irish Whiskey, The Irishman 12-year. I’ll keep this post short and sweet. This 12-year is triple distilled and matured exclusively in first fill bourbon casks. The distillery only produces about 6000 bottles of the 12-year every year. My introduction to the Irishman…

Vicomte 8-Year Single Malt

I am back… sorry that I have taken a break from writing my blog. I needed it! I know I mentioned this in a previous blog, but I will mention again. I purchase every single whiskey, whisky and bourbon I have featured in this blog (except for one whisky which was given to me and…

Updated Coquito Recipe – Puerto Rican Eggnog

About two years ago I posted my first coquito recipe on this blog and now I have an updated recipe for you that is definitely better than the first one. For those that don’t know what coquito is, it is a Puerto Rican Christmas drink that is traditional served during the holidays. I was born…

The Irishman Founders Reserve

As there will only be 12 days till Christmas after today, I was going to load my gift guide post however, I could not very well do that before posting a write up about The Irishman Founders Reserve. The reason being, well… spoiler alert, it made my gift guide and I just had to write…

Jameson Caskmates Irish Whiskey

What happens when whiskey meets craft stout? Jameson Caskmates is what happens. This concept came about after a conversation between the Jameson head distiller and the Cork’s Franciscan Well Brewery head brewer. Jameson agreed to send some whiskey barrels over to the brewery for them to age their stout and then the brewery sent those…