The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar (Days 18, 19, 20 and 21)

Nothing quite pairs with a dram like a quiet evening by the fire with “friends”. Now onto the next new installments of the The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar. Day 18 Secret Spirits: Glenrothes 19yr I have been on a big Glenrothes kick lately, so I was super excited to see this dram pop up in the calendar. And for it […]

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. […]

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 […]