Last night I went to the first (my first, anyway) in a series of whisky tastings at Boxcar Social. A while back I met the whisky director there, and he […]
Saturday: dinner at Capocaccia with friends from university. Then Primitivo, softball-sized burrata, brown butter agnalotti, Amarone. Then back to the lair. Then Merlot, Zinfandel. Then something…um, French? Then impromptu cleaning. […]
How to properly pronounce the names of scotches like Laphroaig, Caol Ila and Auchentoshan, courtesy of the tremendous Mr. Brian Cox. That the song “Blood and Guts” by Middle Brother, […]
How tragic: just as the economy melts, the world experiences a whisky shortage. How the hell am I supposed to cope now?!? #@%&!
I came home this evening to find a graduation gift from my wife: a bottle of 17 year old Balvenie Sherry Oak single malt whisky. And four Godiva chocolates, one […]