Despite knowing that a number of humorless curmudgeons find this kind of thing annoying, I've always enjoyed concocting some cockamamie story about some preposterous whisky-related something or other for April Fool's Day. I've enjoyed it despite occasionally not going far enough, or perhaps more accurately, underestimating how ridiculously far the whisky/booze/bar industry goes and ending … Continue reading Obligatory April Fool’s Day Whisky Blog Post.
I'd like to think this would become a regular feature around here, but seeing as I, myself, am powerfully irregular... there's really not much hope in that. The fact is, pretty much every piece of booze related marketing/advertising/PR contains something at least a little silly and worth calling out...it would be impossible to track them … Continue reading Reckless Moments in Booze Marketing, Vol. 1
*Thanks to the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. There's a saying about Speyside's Dufftown that goes "Rome was built on seven hills but Dufftown stands on seven stills." Even though I've never visited Dufftown, I'm pretty sure the differences don't stop there. Rome, for example, does not focus much on booze and booze-making in its … Continue reading Chieftain’s 1995 Mortlach 15 Year Old – Review