Highland Park Orkney 8 Signatory Vintage

Thanks to?@scotchguy.to?for sharing a dram of this with me. There’s been a recent theme that myself (and TWS, oddly) has. You don’t need a super old whisky to have a super good whisky. Yes, it’s hard to get to that complexity that older drams have. And when a blender/distiller has time to age a group of whiskies (or just one) well, they have more chance… Continue reading Highland Park Orkney 8 Signatory Vintage

Bunnahabhain 29 1987 Wemyss The Viceroys Elixir

Thanks to /u/Saba007 for pouring me this dram. Hey, so I’m behind. Super behind. There was this whisky that came out. It’s a 29-year-old Bunnahabhain. Oh, and the second it came out, everyone went ape nuts for it and it was purchased before the first digital piece of ink could hit the digital internet tube to get to you. Of course, I’m talking about?Bunnahabhain 29 1987 Wemyss… Continue reading Bunnahabhain 29 1987 Wemyss The Viceroys Elixir

Writer’s Tears Cask Strength 2018

More Irish! Thank you to friends of mine who were at a tasting and obtained this sample for me. While this was given to me for free by the company, please be rest assured I’ve been blown by attractive hookers of many different genders and orientations in order to ensure that I give a fair and considerate review without bias. At this point I’m basically… Continue reading Writer’s Tears Cask Strength 2018

Rosebank 21 1990

Thanks to /u/Saba007 for pouring me this dram. So I’ve been sick, and that’s sucked. Really sick. Haven’t had the energy to have many drams, save for special occasions, and haven’t had the energy to do much more than work/school. But you’re not here for that. You’re here because I’m well again and writing again. So let’s get to that. Rosebank is one of those distilleries you… Continue reading Rosebank 21 1990

Writer’s Tears Cognac Finish

Casks. They’re mostly needed to age whiskey. Mostly. Yes, that’s the word I want to use there. Totally not a bad idea. But there are only so many trees, only so many people willing to turn those trees into barrels, and only so much that they’ll be paid. Thus the standard of using ex-sherry or ex-bourbon casks will eventually run out. There’s more distilled fermented… Continue reading Writer’s Tears Cognac Finish

Jameson Caskmates Beau’s Edition

So I’m still at an expo to show the fun of Ireland. I had oysters from their Michelin chef, a whiskey gelato, and then cleared my palate after having an Irish wrap. I made sure to not having anything too strong before reviewing my next one. In continuing the random theme, the next whiskey is?Jameson Caskmates Beau’s Edition. Let me explain as you scratch your… Continue reading Jameson Caskmates Beau’s Edition