Whiskey

Whiskey

Forgive me, Ireland. I’ve been a goddam fool

Well shite, that didn't take long. I told you last week I wanted to learn to appreciate Irish whiskey in 2018. It's official. I'm now...

Alleged photo of Valentine and Napoleon Bonaparte Weiss surfaces

A source that desires to remain anonymous sent me an alleged photo of Valentine and Napoleon Bonaparte Weiss, dated sometime in the early 20th century....

I’m drinking Angel’s Envy tonight, and I have a question for you

I’m sitting here alone with an entire bottle of Angel’s Envy in front of me. And I have a question for you. How long should...

Octomore II: The Reckoning

Daniel was in San Antonio last week. The Preacher and me, we met up with him at the Esquire, which is this famous bar...

I make a big discovery in my search for the elusive Weiss Whiskey

Some big news in my ongoing search for the elusive Weiss whiskey. Up until now I’ve known precious little about it. You can read...

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

Bastrop Texas 1987 Some bar. I don’t remember exactly which one. A Friday night. The Preacher walked in. I didn’t know he was a preacher...

Blaum Bros. – a distillery with a Flux Capacitor

I generally like to stay in Texas. I travel our highways and back roads, looking for for that elusive Weiss whiskey I’ve already told...

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,...

Teeling at 1919

Being as this is the first one of these I’m writing I’ll take a moment to say that I’m not going to tell you...
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I don’t know if I like it but I want to drink it

Recently I suggested drinking whiskey that you don't necessarily like because it's interesting and different. Specifically, I suggested this in posts about Islay scotch...