Sips Review: Bushmills Original

Distiller: Bushmills Category: Irish Blended Whiskey Region: Ireland ABV: 40%   The Bushmills Original is a blended Irish Whiskey, made of triple-distilled Bushmills single malt

Pairing Review: Tailchaser’s Song, Cohiba Connecticut, Bushmills Original

Tailchaser’s Song by Tad Williams was his debut book in 1985. Tad Williams’ career went on to be a staple of must read authorship with

Sips Review: Lagavulin 12 Year

Distiller: Lagavulin Cask: ex-Bourbon Category: Scotch Region: Islay Aged: 12 years ABV: 57.8% I understand that the Lagavulin 12 is part of an annual limited

Pairing Review: An Unwanted Guest, Casa Cuba Flor Fina, Lagavulin

An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena was mystery ‘whodonit.’ The Casa Cuba Flor Fina by Fuente and Lagavulin 12 year were also mysteries, as I

Did You Know: Scotch Regions – Islay

Islay has been inhabited for 10,000 years. The monks from Ireland sought out this area for their retreats. All of Islay’s distilleries lie on the

Sips Review: Talisker Storm

Distiller: Talisker Category: Scotch Region: Isle of Skye ABV: 45.8% I’ve ordered the Talisker Storm Highland Single Malt Scotch while at the local cigar lounge,

Pairing Review: Red Rising, H. Upmann AJ Fernandez, and Talisker Storm

There was something just a little off about this pairing. Red Rising by Pierce Brown is a dynamic,  bold book that is fast paced and

Sips Review: Gentleman Jack

Distiller: Jack Daniel’s (Brown Forman) Category: Tennessee Whiskey Region: Tennessee, USA ABV: 40% Gentleman Jack undergoes a second maple charcoal mellowing in order to achieve

Pairing Review: The Pawn of Prophecy, Drew Estate Liga Privada T52, and Gentleman Jack

There is something comforting about this pairing. The Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings is a book that I’ve read and re-read since my youth,

Did You Know: Scotch Regions – Highlands

The Highlands are what people traditionally think of when they imagine Scotland – moors, lochs, castles, stags at bay. As far as whiskey lines are

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