Category Archives: Essay

[Comment] Its Canadian Whisky Week

Crew it’s been a weird summer around these parts. The bunker has been cleaned and I think I’ve reviewed everything I own. Too hot to head to the bar and drink or to skate for any long period of time. … Continue reading

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[Complaint] Marketing People

Gang Marketing People, I don’t do twitter so this is basically my sandbox to bitch in, and considering I guess there’s about 7 of you reading, y’all don’t mind if I take a second to file a complaint. Marketing people: … Continue reading

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[Comment] Brexit Bourbon

Woke up the same way you did: in front of the TV watching Sky News calling the Brexit referendum on the side of folks who want out of the EU. Now I ain’t gonna get political on this, because I … Continue reading

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[Comment] Booker’s Rye

Bourbon Banter with a killer post on Booker’s Rye that says everything I want to, but better. Some whiskey bros who grapped samples from corporate overlerds giving it some high praise and sayin its like nectar from the titties of Jesus. I’m sure … Continue reading

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[Comment] Sku’s Recent Snark

How am I hung over on a Tuesday? Todd, totally missed December’s posts from Sku‘s Recent Eats. He pretty much sums up the state of bourbon with his “end of the year” nods to Stupidest Bourbon, Bourbon Trend and Labels. … Continue reading

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[Comment] Elijah Craig 12 Year Discontinued

People ain’t having the news of Elijah Craig 12 year being discontinued. In short, it’s because of supply and keeping them bottom profit line tight for investors and fam. That’s how economics work, son. They can pepper it with whatever words … Continue reading

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[Comment] Crystal Ball Predictions – 2016

  Buffalo Trace’s fear-mongering absurd press releases hits new levels. More MGPI based bourbons with predictable backstories hits the shelves. More micro distilleries debut non-sourced, homegrown product with high price tags, mixed results. Buffalo Trace continues to pretend about secondary market prices, … Continue reading

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10 Bourbons You Must Try That Start With The Letter B

Lists are where everyone culls their information. But if you’re a newcomer, where to start? who to trust? The answer? Me. I’m who you trust. And maybe Henry Rollins. Here’s a list compiled by professional expert whiskey spellers featuring bourbons that begin … Continue reading

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On Relevance

Craig, Clearly this blogrot of late is unacceptable. Here’s the thing I have to admit to though: it gets exhausting trying to come up with new ways of saying the same thing to things that generally aren’t as inspiring as … Continue reading

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5 Must Buy Bourbons For Your Mediocre Father On Father’s Day

Oh hi there! I didn’t see you. Still looking for that gift that says “Dad, you’re just okay. Happy Father’s Day, or something”? Trying to hunt for that elusive bottle which expresses the mediocrity of your paternal life-giver? We rounded … Continue reading

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