Drifting Away From Whisky?

Am I? Yeah. Me? Yeah, you. Away from whisky? Yes. Nooooo. Really? Never. Never. Not even just a little?   Well, yeah, okay, a little. Maybe a little more than a little. I don't think I've grown tired of whisky, or tired of drinking it, or learning about its past, or writing about it. I … Continue reading Drifting Away From Whisky?

400th Post…

I wasn't sure if I was going to mark the occasion of The Casks 400th post with something special, just another review, or...I don't know, a video of me sabering a bottle of vintage Pol Roger Brut while doing an ancient clog dance last performed by a bunch of drunk Jacobites in Killiecrankie. My impulse was not … Continue reading 400th Post…

Fifth Anniversary Internet Scavenger Hunt of Needlessly Esoteric Whisky-Related Trivia

For good or for ill, I started writing this blog five years ago this month. Five years...that seems like a long time to keep a blog going. I've certainly learned more about whisky than I ever imagined I'd learn about whisky, and learning about whisky was the primary motivation for starting all this in the … Continue reading Fifth Anniversary Internet Scavenger Hunt of Needlessly Esoteric Whisky-Related Trivia

The Casks v.2.0

Ah, so it appears I haven't disappeared after all. Sorry for the hiatus. Once again, real life reared its beautiful head and offered up some far more important things to do than write about whisky. This time around, the important thing just happened to be a small, old building that my wife and I purchased … Continue reading The Casks v.2.0

Top Whisky-type stuff List of 2010…

I like reading lists as much as the next guy. Actually, that's asinine and totally wrong...I like reading lists much, much, more than the next guy and I don't even know who the next guy is. I don't care, I suppose if he was the greatest lover of lists the world has ever known, well … Continue reading Top Whisky-type stuff List of 2010…