A Day with Mickey on Islay

There are moments in your life where you take a step back and think, how did I get here? My whisky journey, as short as it has been, has included some amazing moments, but few days can live up to this one. First off, let’s ignore the elephant in the room and please just accept my apologies for the lack of posts. This […]

Chronicles of the Scotch Trooper (Scotland)

It has been an amazing couple of months here for the Scotch Trooper and his other friends. A few trips to Scotland, a trip to Lucas Films in San Fransisco, and more than a handful of Whisky Events. I you have been following my Instagram or Twitter you have been getting a more detailed look into these trips. But as a […]

Laphroaig Lore

“Like a long drawn out, smokey & spicy smack in the face… that you never want to end.” First off, let me say that the Laphroaig #OpinionsWelcome marketing campaign is pure genius. Giving people the freedom to share their true thoughts about a range of whisky that has never been smooth or predictable. You either love it or hate it, and […]

Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery

One of the things I love about whisky, or whiskey in this case, is the history and craftsmanship that is behind every bottle. With that in mind, our trip last year to Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery in Nashville, surely did not disappoint. History: In the late 1800s Charles Nelson was one of the top three producing Tennessee Distillers. But after passing […]

#Whiskyfabric

For those who have not heard of the #Whiskyfabric. It is an all inclusive community of Whisky Enthusiasts who’s lives, passions and interests weave an international fabric connecting us all closer to what brought us all together, whisky. Or as Sam Speers so eloquently put it, “The Fellowship of the Dram”. That being said, about a year ago, I was […]