3 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies I Hope to Never be Without

There are a growing number of whiskies that have, over time, become my must-haves – whiskies that will (until they are no longer made) remain in my drinks cabinet. It’s unfortunate, really. It’s an expensive habit. Some whiskies on this list … Continue reading


Taste of the Nation, Boston: A Great Showcase of Local Craft Beer & Spirits

Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $73 million in the name of ending childhood hunger. As Boston’s largest hunger fundraiser, Taste of the Nation has become a culinary powerhouse – bringing out some of Boston’s absolute … Continue reading

On the Radar: Upcoming Boston-Area Beer, Wine & Whisky Events

The number of beer, wine and spirits events continues to grow as the national thirst for craft and the general demand for quality drink increases. Over the next few months in the Boston-area, there are dozens of events worth seeking … Continue reading


You Say Tornado, I Say Whiskey: E.H. Taylor Warehouse C Tornado Surviving Bourbon.

This, friends, is a tornado. And this is whiskey. (Okay, you know what whiskey looks like) And, this is whiskey after surviving a tornado in “Warehouse C.” Any questions? As you may know from my fascination over the release of … Continue reading

Great Whisky Events: Go Whisk(e)y Weekend At Julio’s Liquors

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, there aren’t enough good whisk(e)y events in the US – especially here in New England. The closest WhiskyFest is in New York. Kentucky Bourbon Festival is in, well, Kentucky. Okay, we … Continue reading


Downtown Whisky – Drinking Tribeca, NYC

New York City. It’s a hell of a town. And if you’re a Scotch fan your journey is not complete until you go downtown. Down to Tribeca, where you’ll find yourself in a candy land of whisky wonder, full of … Continue reading


Valentine’s Bourbon: Four Roses Small Batch 2010 Limited Edition

Your sweetie may be fond of a dozen roses for Valentine’s Day, but if you want to worm your way into a bourbon-lover’s heart, it’s Four Roses all the way. I’ve been looking for an excuse to do a review … Continue reading


RedBreast 12 Cask Strength; A Killer Irish Whiskey

Ever since I first heard that Irish Distillers was releasing a cask strength version of their delicious RedBreast 12 year whiskey, I’ve been keeping my ear to the ground for its availability in the US. For those of you who … Continue reading

2011 limited edition bruichladdich

Creativity can sometimes lead to a branding clusterfu*%k

Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of Bruichladdich. I think what Jim McEwan and team have done to bring back this distillery over the past decade and bring a new sense of innovation to Islay is nothing short … Continue reading

Founders Brewing IPA Session Ale

Kickin’ off 2012: Must Try Scotch, Whiskey and Beer

If one thing is for sure in the world of beer, wine and spirits it’s that there is never a shortage of truly amazing new products on the market. At any given time there are at least two dozen items … Continue reading

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