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 #OpinionsWelcome

As with that timely dram after a hard day, Laphroaig comes to save us from the current political craziness with a 3.5 hour #OpinionsWelcome Filibuster from comedian Andy Daly. You can watch it below, or click here (My review is at the 16:00 mark if you want to cheat). I know I have said it before, but this campaign is pure genius. […]

Talisker – Made by the sea

Growing up on the (New) Jersey Shore, the ocean is in my blood. So when I read ‘Made By The Sea’ on each bottle of Talisker, I think it should include ‘For when you can’t be by the sea’. But either way, I was more than happy to include this lineup to my Short Attention Span Reviews. And, since I sampled them […]

The Chronicles of the Scotch Trooper (Part 4)

Let me start by apologizing for the lack of posts recently. It has been an amazing month, one that included a week in Scotland, a good amount of lamp orders, a boost in my side projects and photography, and more than a handful of tastings and reviews. I am putting the finishing touches on quite a few posts, the most exciting of which is our […]