On Thursday, November 19th, Trevor and I found that our state liquor stores received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and the Pappy Van Winkle line.Thanks Bourbonr.com! We didn’t know what to do. Do we call [Steve] up and demand to hear what they got? Do we just wait until we get the […]

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Laphroaig is known for their smokiness in their scotch whisky. They do a good job mixing the peat flavor with a sweet complexity which was evident to us with this bottle. Color was a mid yellow. Nose: T: Clearly peaty, but sweet C: Sweet – campfire – fruitiness in there Palette: T: Complexity and balance: 98 C: […]

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You know, it’s funny. It could honestly be any day now. According to some websites, a good amount of states have already received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection… but ours has yet to be hit. But tensions are rising. Release information is juicy gossip. Everyone’s got their sources. The bottles are almost […]

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Another week of tasty progress and solid whiskey. Not too crazy but always good forward movement. We come in Saturday afternoon again. Just [Steve] this week, but he gladly helps us out. Trevor, by the way, is also getting married in just a little over a week. In a previous week, (I forgot to mention) he […]

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Week thirteen was pretty awesome if I may say so myself. We come in on Saturday in the afternoon. Walking in, we now feel like we’re the coolest people ever these days. [Steve] and [David] are there and when [Steve] gets a chance, he breaks off to walk with us down the whiskey aisle. Trevor […]

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I had to write this day of because it was so great! Week eleven was nuts! So Trevor and I show up to the liquor store on a Saturday afternoon around 3pm. It is packed, but we do see [David], the store manager, and [Steve] there. They are a little busy. [David] is at the […]

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First of all, this whiskey was probably the hardest for us to nail down a specific taste for. It was extremely complex but after two separate tastings, we got more to take in. Dalwhinnie Distillery is in Dalwhinnie, Scotland and has been around as a business for over a hundred years. They definitely know what […]

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A little about the distillery, Springbank Distillery is based in Campbeltown, Scotland. Home of three distillers, Campbeltown is known for their full bodied scotches, like Springbank 17 Years Aged here. The color was clearly a light amber. Nose: T: Very sweet, chardonnay predominant with cherry hints C: Just like a strong chardonnay with hints of […]

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Man, what a great week. After visiting the Tuesday of that week and laying out our request to [Steve], we are pretty excited to see where things were going. We meet up at the liquor store again on Friday and walk in. [Steve] sees us and walks over to the whiskey section. He points out a […]

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A little history first on Bowmore Distillery. The distillery was established before our US constitution was even signed. 1779 to be exact. Located on the Islay Island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, they have been at this for quite a while. What struck us first about this scotch was the color once we took […]

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