The Chronicles of the Scotch Trooper (Part 3)

It wasn’t until I was recently talking with my family that the origin of these photos occurred to me. Back when I was a little Trooper I would get grounded on a regular basis. I know, shocker. During these long lengths of grounding, while my parents were out for dinner, I would sneak out of my room with all my Star Wars, […]

Alexander Murray & Co – Dailuaine 16yr

Usually before opening a bottle of whisky I do my research. I like to know what I am about to experience. I like to prepare my senses. I like to know what to expect when I pour my first dram and take my first nose. But this time, I did none of those things. All I could tell you, was […]

Balvenie Rare Craft with Anthony Bourdain

It wasn’t until our airfare and hotel was booked that I realized how big of an event we were going to be attending in Chicago. Upfront, I wasn’t given much information besides, “Try to get to Chicago for the final leg of the Balvenie Rare Craft Collection”. I had seen from my fellow Balvenie fans on Twitter and Instagram that the other two locations, […]

Aberlour A’Bunadh (Batch 45)

The cask strength whisky that started it all for me. Previous to the Aberlour A’Bunadh, I had never tasted a cask strength whisky. To be honest, I thought I was ready for it, but I was wrong. After hearing such great things about it from friends on Twitter, and being a big fan of the other Aberlour releases, I quickly […]

The Chronicles of the Scotch Trooper (Part 2)

Sorry for the lack of posts this week, but the excitement of our upcoming to Scotland has had me quite busy. Between planning out distillery tours, lodging, ferry rides, sights to see and people to visit I am in a constant state of bliss, and anxiety. But couldn’t be happier about it. A few things are certain/booked, and the rest […]