Cocktail: The Old Fashioned

Sugar, Water, Spirit, Bitters That’s the formula for what many people consider the original cocktail – The Old Fashioned. That’s what we’re taking a look at to celebrate World Old Fashioned Week. Before the mid-1800’s, alcohol consumption was mostly split into two categories – locally made alcohol, from the local tavern or from one’s own […]

Review: Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2009

Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2009Single Malt Scotch Whisky Bruichladdich, one of the lesser known distilleries on the Isle of Islay, Scotland, differentiates itself by shredding conventions & focusing on the craft of distilling though multiple brands, experimental series, & a commitment to quality. The Islay Barley line is a showcase of the terroir of Islay with […]

Review: The Sexton

The Sexton Irish Single Malt Whiskey This Blog’s inaugural review is of The Sexton. This Irish Whiskey is a new product to the market & brands itself as an “unexpected, modern-day Irish [Whiskey].” Its marketing begs your purchase; should you indulge it? The Notes Category: WhiskeyOrigin: IrelandDistillate: Single Malt (All Malted Barley)Distillation Method: Pot StillDistillery: […]