Laphroaig Select

We have officially reached the type of weather were a nice smoky whisky is deliciously warming. On a recent trip to Vermont we stopped in New Hampshire and picked up a bottle of Laphroaig Select. We picked it up not only because it was a smoky whisky but also because the price was right. Here…

Laphroaig – Distillery Tour

It’s a cold and dreary Martin Luther King Day. If you are one of those people (like me) who has a work holiday then the warmth of a whisky dram is perfect on a day like today.  As I sit here enjoying my day off and a wee dram, let me take you on a…

Traveling Through Scotland

It’s been a while since I last posted but it’s been due to my boyfriend and I traveling around Scotland. Now today’s post is to highlight what we did and how we did it. Subsequent posts to follow throughout the next few weeks will provide full details on each of our distillery visits. We began…

Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015

Ah, Laphroaig is a brand I truly do enjoy and this 2015 Cairdeas was no exception. For those not familiar with Laphroaig, it is an Islay whisky and each year they release a limited Cairdeas edition (“Cairdeas” means friendship in Gaelic). The 2015 edition crafted by Master Distiller John Campbell was released at the 2015…

Auchentoshan American Oak and the Highland Games in N.H.

It was extremely hard to get up for work this morning after spending what was a great weekend with my boyfriend and his family up in New Hampshire for the 40th Annual Highland Games. The festival was filled with music, games, events and most importantly, whisky tastings. Laphroaig and their North American Ambassador, Simon Brooking,…

Laphroaig 15 year-old Limited Edition

It was a weekend of celebrations! Not only was it my boyfriends birthday, but we also got a chance to spend time with two great friends before they move to Hawaii. Knowing this, I jumped at the chance of purchasing a new whisky when I saw Federal Wine and Spirits in Boston, had acquire a…