Glen Grant Five Decades – Review

*Sincere thanks to NR from Exposure PR for the sample. In an attempt to give you a little mood music and to keep the Glen Grant Five Decades theme going, here are songs from the five decades in question, all performed at least partly by someone named Grant. Go ahead pick a tune, I'll wait... … Continue reading Glen Grant Five Decades – Review

SMWSA 2012 Holiday Parcels…Part II

*A sincere thank you to the good folks at the SMWSA for the samples. The second 2012 "holiday" outturn from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America (SMWSA) was entitled "Holiday Parcels" and now that I've missed that boat and the holidays are pretty much over, I thought I'd take a three-part look at this … Continue reading SMWSA 2012 Holiday Parcels…Part II

Glen Grant – The Major’s Reserve – Review

*Sincere thanks to DK at Exposure PR for the sample! "Major" James Grant (he earned the title of "Major" by serving in the local Rifle Volunteers, a citizen's army of the time) was the son of Glen Grant co-founder James Grant, who with his brother, John, founded the famous distillery in 1840. James jr. inherited … Continue reading Glen Grant – The Major’s Reserve – Review

Chieftain’s 1997 Glen Grant 13 Year Old Year Old

*Thanks to the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. I'm not ashamed to admit that perhaps my favorite ride at Disney Land/World is Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. No, sorry...scratch that, my favorite ride is Pirates of the Caribbean, hands down, though I liked it a lot more before Johnny Depp kept showing up … Continue reading Chieftain’s 1997 Glen Grant 13 Year Old Year Old

Recap – Signatory Tasting presented by the Whisky Shop, 6.17.10

Ed Kohl and Signatory hosted a great tasting, appropriately enough, at the Presidio Golf Club here in San Francisco. Presented by the fantastic Whisky Shop in a dark wood room looking over the (windswept) Richmond neighborhood and green links of the course, Mr. Kohl gave a great, detailed look into the Scotch making process and … Continue reading Recap – Signatory Tasting presented by the Whisky Shop, 6.17.10