Whisky-Related Stocking Stuffers for 2017

What the hell, it feels like I was just writing last year's stocking stuffer post a few weeks ago. Time flies when you're having fun, I guess. In any case, here we are again, running headlong into that wonderful pagan holiday season that's been co-opted by some other group that now gets upset if you … Continue reading Whisky-Related Stocking Stuffers for 2017

Minnesota 13: From Grain to Glass – Film Review

In 2007, author Elaine Davis published the book Minnesota 13, which is a great look back at Stearns County, Minnesota and its prohibition-era illicit distilling which produced some of the most well-respected American-made booze of the time. The book is well worth the read for anyone with an interest in that time period. Fast forward to … Continue reading Minnesota 13: From Grain to Glass – Film Review

Top Whisky-type Stuff (or not) List for 2015

As much as I love year-end lists, I'm beginning to realize that I like reading them far more than I like putting them together. I would happily skip writing such a list if it weren't for my unfortunate love of trite traditions. Alack, here we are again, stumbling blindly and listing a bit to the left, … Continue reading Top Whisky-type Stuff (or not) List for 2015