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 […]

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 […]

Guest Post – David Laird – Balvenie Starting Eleven

Note from Scotch Trooper: In the Whisky World, David Laird is a man that needs no introduction. But for those who have not had your morning cup of coffee, David is the Balvenie Brand Ambassador for the Western States and played a huge part in my whisky journey. You can follow him on both Instagram and Twitter. If you have the chance to […]

Balvenie Tasting with Denver and Liely

I have never been one to turn down the opportunity to try something new, especially when it relates to one of my passions. So, when Denver Cramer from Denver and Liely told me he was going to be in Atlanta and asked if I wanted to put together and event, I quickly said yes. Did I know what I was […]