Top Whisky-type Stuff List for 2013

For those that don't like lists, tough shit, I like lists and I like year-end lists. For those that do like lists...I apologize for this one, it's a pretty sparse, pretty unimpressive list, and probably will rank pretty high on anyone's list of the most boring year-end lists of 2013. I enjoyed quite a bit … Continue reading Top Whisky-type Stuff List for 2013

Ardbeg Fans: A Tsunami-like Horde.

This quick report from Deadline Scotland on Ardbeg's Rollercoaster release day website troubles was kind of amusing.  A "horde of whisky fans"...somehow conjures up images of crazed, bearded, malt-lovers with faces painted blue hurling bottles of Clan MacGregor if they don't get the good stuff. Come to think of it...that sounds pretty accurate. Also, there's this article … Continue reading Ardbeg Fans: A Tsunami-like Horde.

Rollercoaster Release…

I was gonna make an amusement park pun, but then figured there's already too many whisky blogs, I don't need to make more bad puns at the same time.  Restraint, my boy, restraint. So, Ardbeg Rollercoaster was unleashed into the wild today.  Early reviews seem...positive, if less than blown away.  It's Ardbeg, I think everyone … Continue reading Rollercoaster Release…

Ardbeg Rollercoaster

http://www.ardbeg.com/rollercoaster/ Since it now seems like every Ardbeg release is a major event (for good reason), count me in amongst the excited and most likely amongst the excited who probably won't be able to get a bottle.  The Rollercoaster apparently is a vatting of 10 differently aged casks from 1997 to 2006 and will be … Continue reading Ardbeg Rollercoaster