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A New Distillery Sets Its Sights On Scotland's Magical Islay

The isle of Islay is a magical place for Scotland’s whisky, hosting some of this region’s most prolific distilleries. Now another operation, the ninth of its kind, is hoping to break ground later this year for an anticipated fall 2015 opening. 261 more words

Scotch Whiskey

Bowmore Unloads Trio Of New Scotch Whiskies Into Travel Outlets

The Bowmore distillery has been on a bit of a tear recently with new releases, and now three more bottlings announced for travel retail are joining this mix. 490 more words

Scotch Whiskey

The Thistle Cocktail

Another Scotch-based drink, the Thistle is very, very similar to the Bobby Burns Cocktail – which wasn’t very good, if you’ll remember. In fact, the only difference is that the Thistle has a touch of bitters, whereas the Bobby Burns had a touch of Benedictine. 122 more words


Ginger loveliness

…in lieu of last Friday’s post on alcohol and theology:

A few weeks (months?) back I bought some ginger, and we lost it. Couldn’t find it anywhere. 249 more words


Last Sunday.... :S

Now this is a dumb story….

It’s also a bit of a long one but it was certainly eventful… At least for me, I will try to make it interesting (Note I said *TRY*, it may be scrambled like eggs on a Sunday morning ;) ) 1,091 more words

Life, Love, Laugh And Loony Ramblings

Two Closed Distilleries and the Peatiest Whisky on Earth

Visiting with some friends this weekend up in Pasadena and a friend of mine was gracious enough to expose me to a few of the amazing bottles he has in his collection. 531 more words


Leccia Black

The Leccia Black features tobacco from 5 countries.It features a smooth Ecuadorian Habano wrapper with a filler from Nicaragua, the Dominican, Brazil and lastly some “dark fire” American tobacco. 90 more words