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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Balvenie 12yr DoubleWood

The Balvenie 12yr DoubleWood was not the first scotch I ever tasted. It wasn’t even the first bottle I ever purchased. But it was the scotch that turned me from a scotch drinker to a scotch lover. And what’s not to love? Such a smooth and mellow whisky with a sweetness that doesn’t overpower, but gives you new flavors to […]

Balvenie 12yr Single Barrel

The next installment of my Short Attention Span Reviews is the Balvenie 12yr Single Barrel. I have been quite open with my Balvenie Fanboy Status, so it should be no surprise that there will be quite a few of their reviews here. But I will be nice and spread them out. Although the 12yr DoubleWood is probably a more recognized […]