Last night, Wednesday 29th April 2015, the Scotch Whisky Experience hosted their annual ‘An Evening with the Blenders’ event. A panel of master blenders from around the world were in attendance, fresh from judging the International Spirits Challenge. At £25 … Continue reading →
I couldn’t wait to have a go with this one. In the past I was very enthusiastic about another Cù Bòcan beauty.
Curiosity is a natural inquisitive behavior, a natural urge for exploration and research. Can you imagine the feeling? The feeling of falling in love over and over again? In love with whisky. What a great feeling that is, the feeling for adventure. It’s like digging up a treasure, underneath the feet, it’s a way of life. And for me? A whiskylove way of life.
Let’s talk about Jack Daniels. I’ve had a glass of the liquid, a long, long time ago. And what I remember is that I didn’t liked it, not at all. It’s a mix whiskey, that is what I thought. Mix the whiskey with cola, or use it just for cocktails. So, the thing is … I received a sample somewhere in December. That triggered me to try to drink it again. Experience Jack again and perhaps my thoughts would change, it can’t hurt.
I found a tasting note, one from the Lagavulin 16yr old … a lovely whisky that was (is). What I remember is that this 16yr old is one that is so elegant you should dress to impress this beauty. Unfortunately I wasn’t dressed for the drinking occasion at the time, but enjoyed it with classic style ..
While surfing the internet I came across a simple print with the text “She’s whiskey in a teacup“. Two lovely and fabulous ladies who I’ve met on Twitter: Whiskylassie and AlpacaJo, are very familiar with drinking whiskey from a teacup…
I’ve triggered the senses of someone I’ve met on Twitter. A gentleman called D.Slattery. He was very curious about the Whiskey “Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy”. And lucky for him I had enough for a sample.
This amazing whiskey traveled to Dublin, one of the places I still have to visit.