Tag Archives: whisky

What’s in the “welly”?

I’ve wanted to blog about whisky-bearing-wellies for quite some time, and recently was impelled to do so. A few weeks ago Jacqueline (my wife) and I attended an event, titled Spirits Confidential at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford, NH. … Continue reading

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Go! Whisk(e)y Weekend 2012

For the past few years my wife (Jacqueline) and I have attended the whisk(e)y event at Julio’s Liquor’s in Westboro, MA held end of February. In the past it’s been called the Whisk(e)y a Go-Go, but this year was termed … Continue reading

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No, I don’t want ice (!) or water (!) and you shouldn’t.

Some years ago my wife and I were invited to have dinner at the home of one of her sister’s (she has 2) and brother-in-law. Whilst waiting and visiting I observed a bottle of The GlenRothes (unknown vintage) sitting proudly … Continue reading

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Whisky, dinner, (and golf weekend) at the Wentworth by the Sea

Several years ago I was invited, as a Friend of Laphroaig, to attend a “Whisky and Golf” weekend at nearby, very up-scale, hotel; Wentworth by the Sea . Because I don’t golf I was not interested in the golf portion … Continue reading

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Bottle “bling”?

I kid you not, the whisk(e)y world is now marketing whisky, and who knows its quality, in bottles and such that are covered with jewels. I had seen advertisements for bottlings in the past, and finally Whisky Magazine addressed the … Continue reading

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Westering Home

Concurrent with our newly launched “Scotch Whisky Journey”, I began to research distilleries, etc. so I’d have some idea of what I was doing, and what I was seeking. One of the first places I read about was Islay. If … Continue reading

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Anns an toiseach

Long ago I drank Dewar’s. Then I stopped drinking liquor. In 1999 my wife and I were given a bottle of Glenlivet, 12YO, as a “going away” present from our landlady, who owned a liquor store. Some time after that … Continue reading

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