Good conversation is a beautiful thing. That’s why it’s amazing to come to the UK, as I get to have amazing conversation with my friends.
It’s also nice to have a good conversation with a bartender. Bartenders who want to make interesting drinks, who want to pick out great things, and want something other than just another bottle of beer are great. And they get good tips.
Anyway, the Bartender was actually happy to grab an interesting whisky out from their whisky cabinet. Which was awesome, because I’ve never tried Laphroaig Select, and thus I did.
Laphroaig Select is aged in a combination of Oloroso sherry butts, American white oak, Pedro Ximenez casks, quarter casks and first fill bourbon casks. Which seems like a little much. Kinda like talking with someone for too long.
None the less, it’s an interesting idea, and I like Laphroaig, so let’s see how…
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