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 […]

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. […]

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 […]