I had a lot of fun in 2013. Amid some career uncertainty and a few testing times, life flung at me the assortment of utter excellence and fun which I’ve come to really like about it. I know in days
The Tun’s the one! (That’s Tun 1401, son)
I was always crap at origami. Every creation from my fingertipes has ended up a torn, skewed interpretation of what could have been delicate and graceful – a bull with miniscule front legs that make a T-Rex guffaw with superiority,
Will it blend? That is the question!
Since the year 2000, the Compass Box Whisky Company have been carving out a name for themselves with their innovative portfolio of blended whisky – and their combination of approach, attitude, and commitment to releasing high quality product at affordable
Time to bite the Bulleit
Seeing as I’m on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean to usual, and the opportunity presented itself, I thought it might make sense to break with tradition and do a little bit of a bourbon whiskey tasting instead of
Made from unicorn sweat, plumbers’ tears, and 98% pure awesomeness: TIGER BLOOD!
A few weeks ago my learned colleague Billy “The Traffic Cone Marauder” Abbott and I got together, under the watchful supervision of Liz, and commenced an act of civil disobedience. You see, the splendid folk over at Master of Malt
If you go down to Covent Garden today, you’re in for a… errm… trip to Covent Garden. However if you’re there between 1pm and 8pm you can also pop in to number 34 Tavistock Street and visit The Balvenie Whisky
Glengoing, Glengoing, Glengoyne!
In an effort to get politics off the Headline position and steer this blog back to its usual direction, a quick summary of the impromptu vertical whisky tasting that Liz & I did on Saturday afternoon. When I won that
Ruby and a pocket watch, or stand in awe (that’s all meant to be rhyming slang)
I suspect this is entirely too late to be of any use to anyone, but it was awesome, so it seems like the sort of thing one ought to mention… In early November I was extremely fortunate to be invited
Whisky Squad 8a – Whisky Surprise!
The way we’d usually run a Whisky Squad session would be to pick a theme, and then select a few whiskies connected with that theme to sample for the evening. Caught up as we were with preparation for the end
Drinks by the dram – a tasteful suggestion!
Drinking whisky is excellent. The more different types of whisky, the better, as far as I’m concerned. The problem however comes about with the acquisition of many different types of whisky – bottles of the stuff are expensive, often in