Bryan’s Scotland Trip Part 5 – Duty Free

At the Edinburgh duty free for an evening flight. The whisky reps are out in full force pouring samples. took some very sparse, quick notes, didn’t comment on appearance for most because they all look like e150. I’d seen the Talisker Skye in bottle shops and was curious so I started with it, expecting a standard Talisker dram Talisker Skye – 45.8% ABV Nose: Salty. … Continue reading Bryan’s Scotland Trip Part 5 – Duty Free

anCnoc 16

Actual first Scotch review of 2016! Yay! Oh? No one cares? It’s an arbitrary date in time that really means very little and I’m happy due to being on vacation? Okay then. There are some whiskies out there that are consistently offered up as recommendations. On here it would be Laphroaig Quarter Cask, Alberta Premium Dark Horse, Buffalo Trace, Yamazaki 12, and probably others I’m… Continue reading anCnoc 16

anCnoc Peter Arkle Limited Edition 2nd Release

Thanks to /u/percyhedgehog[1] for the sample of this artsy brand. Knockando, which used to name it’s whisky the same Alcohol soaked Gaelic name, now brings out anCnoc (a-nock). Let’s get passed that. It’s all silly words. And I already wrote about that. Probably. I don’t know, I’ve been drinking. Probably. Anyway, back in 2012, when we were all young and didn’t know any better, Knockandu… Continue reading anCnoc Peter Arkle Limited Edition 2nd Release

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So as you may be able to tell from my flair, I play Dungeons and Dragons. Specifically, I Game Master it. Yeah, I’m one of THOSE nerds (not the ones running outside though… that requires a lot more fitness and planning than I can muster). In my games, my players have figured out that names that are hard to pronounce are a bad idea, as… Continue reading anCnoc 12