Drinking at home

On Sunday 9/9/18, I had a couple of drams of whisky at home. I started with the Goldlys 12 year old Oloroso Finish (1st Release).  This whisky is a 900 bottle limited edition distilled in Belgium by the distiller Filliers.  They use two stills; one is a pot still and the other a column.  I […]

Drinking at home

On Sunday 9/2/18, I had drams of Hakushu Bourbon Barrel and Clynelish 1997 Oloroso Sherry Distillers Edition (Bottled in 2012).  Both were from Drinks by the Dram. In the early 1920’s, Masataka Taketsuru traveled to Scotland to learn about the craft of making whisky.  He brought that knowledge back to Japan and from there Japanese whisky […]

Drinking at home with a friend

On Thursday 8/23/18, I shared my Scotch “three pillars” bottles with a friend. Broadly speaking, scotch comes in three categories: baseline, sherried, and smoked.  With that in mind, I have always wanted to line up representative bottles of these three pillars and see what people think of them.  I promise you that there is a […]