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 […]

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, […]