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Laphroaig and losing my religion

San Antonio 2004 I think it was May of that year. Might have been June. He was the strangest goddam preacher there ever was. I’m serious...

The Preacher, Reggie, and Redemption Rye

I want to tell you about my buddy Reggie. Let’s see; how can I put this? Reggie is the clumsiest, most accident prone, stumbling,...

It started at a bar in Bastrop when the Preacher gave me Laphroaig

Bastrop Texas 1985 Some bar. I don’t remember exactly which one. A Friday night. The Preacher walked in. I didn’t know he was a preacher...

Goodbye Shelby & Hello Balcones Blue Corn Bourbon

Well, Shelby moved to San Diego with a tattooed bartender who goes by the handle “Rico.” I say by the handle because his real...

Daniel Whittington and Nikka Pure Malt

Goddam Daniel Whittington. Sonuvabitch gave me a bottle of Nikka Pure Malt Whisky as a present, and he knew EXACTLY what it was...

More about Shelby & why I think you should drink 2 whiskeys I’m not...

I mentioned a young woman named Shelby in a previous post. Thought I’d take a moment to explain who she is. The short version is...