“The Scotch Blog”

“The Scotch Blog”

Unfortunately I let the URL www.thescotchblog.com go… Worse someone registered it – and worse yet – his name is (or he calls himself...

Quitting while you are ahead, isn’t the same as quitting

Quitting while you are ahead, isn’t...

If you hadn’t all already figured it out. The Scotch Blog is effectively defunct… and has been for quite some time. I actually wrote this in...

Death’s Door White Whisky

Death’s Door White Whisky

This story was recently published (in German) in the latest issue of Mixology Magazine. Let’s say I placed two glasses in front of you. In one glass...

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die

Ian Buxton’s new book is nigh! “101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die” A fun and accessible guide to completing an education in whiskey...

Scotch Whisky Glass.com

Scotch Whisky Glass.com

Fellow Richmond, Virginia resident Ken Blankenship wanted to let people know that he recently launched SCOTCHWHISKYGLASS.COM, a new GLENCAIRN Glassware...

Whisky Explorer’s Club

Whisky Explorer’s Club

Doug Stone of For Scotch Lovers wrote to let me know about a new endeavour: I wanted to let you know about a very exciting club I’m about to launch,...

Brandy Library Special Whisky Tasting

Brandy Library Special Whisky Tasting

Ethan Kelley from the Brandy Library let me know about a special event coming up next Wednesday November 18th. I thought you should know about this little...

McTear’s Rare & Collectable Whisky Auction

Andrew Bell let me know about the upcoming McTear’s Rare & Collectable Whisky Auction. The auction takes place on Wednesday, 4 November at 10:30...

Some secrets are meant for sharing.

A mysterious box showed up  this past week. I finally got the courage (and time) to open it up this morning. Inside was a dossier, 2 tasting glasses,...

It’s Back. But Legal.

Months ago I alluded that John would be resurrecting his Spice Tree Whisky. That time is now. If you are new to the world of Whisky you may be saying “The...