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

Slightly Late 2011 WhiskyFest San Francisco Wrap-up

Looking back at last year's re-cap of WhiskyFest, it seems I laid out some goals for this year's WhiskyFest...let's see how I did: 1.  Actually spend a few minutes making a serious game plan as to what to taste instead of talking about making a game plan and then running around like an idiot. I … Continue reading Slightly Late 2011 WhiskyFest San Francisco Wrap-up

Wisconsin Bourbon!

Being a good Wisconsin boy and even more specifically a Milwaukee boy, I'm pretty excited to see the Great Lakes Distillery is creating the state's first bourbon whiskey since prohibition. On March 20 they'll be hosting a release party at the distillery, selling bottles of this special small batch spirit.  The distillery has already garnered … Continue reading Wisconsin Bourbon!