Cù Bòcan Creation #3 vs Cù Bòcan Creation #4

It’s time for a detour and self-reflection. After all, these words are as much about the author as they are about the drink. The two bring something to the table, and in the process blend reality into these words. So, I’ve noticed, that not only have I not written in the last two weeks but […]

Dalmore 12, 2005, 2002 vintages, and a 21-year-old

Today’s pairing is courtesy of @TweetTastings which partnered with Dalmore to showcase three of its latest offerings, plus a special and an exclusive preview [more on that below]. I’ve been a fan of Dalmore for nearly two decades now [possibly more] and feel like it always had a presence on my shelves. The 18-year-old in […]

Darkness 8-Year-Old (AtB) vs Glenmorangie Milsean

I’m nearly finished with the Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar presented last year by Drinks By The Dram. Yesterday, I was impressed with the inclusion of The Macallan 12-year-old Double Cask, and today’s 23rd dram of this journey is a mysterious Darkness 8-Year-Old with a Sherry Finish. I seem to recognize this label and quickly jump […]

Jura 18-Year-Old vs Highland Park 18-Year-Old

It’s been about a week since my last pairing, not that I have not been trying, mind you. I even order two drams in a restaurant to find out the subtle differences in the whiskies that I love. The night prior, I’ve celebrated Burns Night with the newly found friends at London’s Soho Whisky Club […]