National Bourbon Day Recap: Sipping the Good Stuff With Friends and Reviews of Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 24 and Luxco’s Blood Oath Pact 4

Thursday I noted on my facebook and on the text message thread on my phone for the Krewe Des Ivrognes d' Alexandrie (drunk guys from Alexandria; the guys I hang out with on Mardi Gras day in South Louisiana) that it was National Bourbon Day, and that evolved into Tom Spencer, Kemp Wright, and Ken … Continue reading National Bourbon Day Recap: Sipping the Good Stuff With Friends and Reviews of Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 24 and Luxco’s Blood Oath Pact 4

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Amador 10 Barrels Chardonnay Cask Finish – A Gift from A Happy Client!

As a lawyer, I rarely receive gifts from clients. As I look at it, as far as appreciating my work, that is what the money is for. But, every so often, a client will want to reward me on a job well done with more than money. A very good client for whom I handled … Continue reading Amador 10 Barrels Chardonnay Cask Finish – A Gift from A Happy Client!

Bourbon meet Scotch, Scotch, meet Bourbon; Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight MALT Whiskey

For years, distillers and blenders alike have tried to cross pollinate scotch and bourbon. High West Campfire blended bourbon and scotch together; the results were lauded by many but High West used an Islay whisky with tons of peat that made Campfire a non-starter for many. Glenmorangie and others have put out scotches aged in … Continue reading Bourbon meet Scotch, Scotch, meet Bourbon; Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight MALT Whiskey

Flaviar’s Deer, Bear and Moose 18 year old Tamdhu Single Cask Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky; Stunning

Years ago, before my whiskey budget is what it is now, right after Jon, Mark & Robbo went out of business, Tamdhu 10 year old was one of my go to affordable single malts. Tamdhu was not especially well known back then, as most of their stocks ended up being blended into the Famous Grouse, … Continue reading Flaviar’s Deer, Bear and Moose 18 year old Tamdhu Single Cask Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky; Stunning

Woodford v. Woodford-the case for Store Barrel Picks

This past week a fellow attorney at the office asked me for advice for bourbon selections for their home bar. One of my recommendations was Woodford Reserve Double Oaked. While I have previously blogged about this bourbon, and how great it is when stores pick their own barrels of whiskey for special bottlings, I did … Continue reading Woodford v. Woodford-the case for Store Barrel Picks