The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar (Days 3, 4 and 5)

The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar continues. This time with days 3, 4 and 5. Be sure to follow along both on my Instagram feed and stories, as well as Jonathan Bray over at SingleMalting to compare our notes. And if you are sipping along, let us know. Would love to hear your takes on these whiskies. My reviews are falling […]

The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar 4th Edition

I couldn’t be happier to have been asked by Jonathan Bray over at SingleMaltings and Secret Spirits Co. to be the guest blogger for this year’s Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar. While my girls may be enjoying daily chocolates, I get to enjoy daily rare whisky offerings from independent bottlers. Color me excited. Where most of the action will be going […]

Rich & Rare Reserve Canadian Whisky

As I have mentioned before, my first real taste of whisky was at a Rush (from Canada) concert in Nashville. It was a perfect blend of amazing layered and complex music and this new spirit that unfolded in my mouth sip by sip. That was in May of 2013. And here in 2017, I am officially jumping into Canadian Whisky with Rich […]

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 […]