Suntory Whisky Toki Japanese Whisky – Review

*Sincere thanks to MS and Savona Communications for the sample. Toki (とき) is the Japanese word for "time." Ah, if it were only that simple. It's not. But if it were, this part of my review would be a little shorter. As I understand it, it's far more accurate to say that toki  (pronounced toe'-key) is a Japanese … Continue reading Suntory Whisky Toki Japanese Whisky – Review

High West Campfire, Batch 5 – Review

Growing up, the place where I spent a lot of time in the summer had the prerequisite stone-ringed campfire pit, just past the clothesline drooping with swimsuits and towels. The campfire was on the edge of some woods, beech nut and maple trees with wild leeks beneath. Not too far inside the woods, the ground … Continue reading High West Campfire, Batch 5 – Review

Great Lakes Distillery Kinnickinnic Whiskey – Review

I've often poked fun at some of the baffling and possibly dangerous-to-pronounce Scottish place/distillery names, and while I still think names like Bruichladdich, Bunnahabhain, and Dailuaine are fair game, I also feel just slightly sheepish doing so because I come from Wisconsin. If you've looked at a map of that beautiful state, you'll see there … Continue reading Great Lakes Distillery Kinnickinnic Whiskey – Review