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

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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

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

Did You Know: Scotch Regions – Lowlands

The Lowlands may seem like a desert dotted with intermittent single-malt oases but it is, in fact, where most of Scotland’s whiskey is made. The

Did You Know?: Scotch Regions – Speyside

Scotland so dominates the whiskey world that it has even given its name to the style – Scotch. Scotch signifies a style of whiskey but

Sips Review: Glenfarclas 21 Year

Distiller: Glenfarclas Single Malt Region: Speyside Cask: European oak ex-Oloroso sherry cask ABV: 43% I order my Glenfarclas 21 Year on a whim while at

Sips Review: Glenfiddich 12 Year

Glenfiddich 12 Year Distiller: Glenfiddich Single Malt Region: Speyside Cask: American oak ex-bourbon, European oak ex-sherry ABV: 40%   This classic was the winner of

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