Glenglassaugh Blushes and Fledgling XB Spirits – Review

*Thanks to the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. Round II of this little foray into Glenglassaugh's young spirits finds us in a slightly more mature state of mind than the first round. While the Clearac and Peated offer a chance to try the distillery's juice straight from the still, The Blushes and … Continue reading Glenglassaugh Blushes and Fledgling XB Spirits – Review

Glenglassaugh Clearac and Peated Spirits – Review

*Thanks to the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. Glenglassaugh (pronounced glen-GLASS-och) is one of those distilleries whose history is not only marked with the requisite changes in ownership, but also marked with long periods of inactivity. Indeed, for a while there in the 1900's, the distillery was like a toddler playing with … Continue reading Glenglassaugh Clearac and Peated Spirits – Review

2011 Whiskies of the World Expo – Recap

Thank you very much to Whiskies of the World for the opportunity to attend the 2011 Expo as press. What a difference a year makes! Last year's Whiskies of the World Expo (let's call it "WoW", shall we?) was saddled with problems thanks to the previous owners and a sub-par venue, not to mention the … Continue reading 2011 Whiskies of the World Expo – Recap

Upcoming Bay Area Whisky Events, March 2011

Et tu, Brute? The Ides of March are upon us as are several whisky events. So without further ado about much at all... SF Weekly's DRINK - Spirits, Beer, Wine and Cocktail Tasting Ok, there's a lot more than just whisky here. SF Weekly's first in what will hopefully be an annual booze tasting free-for-all … Continue reading Upcoming Bay Area Whisky Events, March 2011