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…

Recipe: Adult Spicy Hot Chocolate

December is just around the corner and as it’s truly starting get cold outside I wanted to share a delicious hot chocolate recipe I made for my boyfriend and I. The recipe is called adult hot chocolate because it contains alcohol, and although it doesn’t contain any whisky, I think it’s still good enough for…

Chivas Regal Extra and 18 year-old

I’m a bit late with my post today and I am sorry about that, it has been a busy start of the week with Thanksgiving just a few days away. I recently got the chance to taste two whiskies from the Chivas range, Chivas Regal Extra (newest member of their range) and Chivas Regal 18…

Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof

Colonel E.H. Taylor is just one of the many brands under Buffalo Trace. The brand is named after former Buffalo Trace owner Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. This whiskey is uncut, unfiltered and bottled at more than 125 proof. For those that don’t know, barrel proof is the equivalent of cask strength. This means that the…

The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve

The Glenlivet 12 year-old is one of my go to everyday drinking whiskies. The name Glenlivet speaks for itself. So when I heard that Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve is slowly replacing the 12 year-old, I was taken a back. No, this is not a Halloween prank (for those that didn’t know), it’s happening. Founder’s Reserve was…