Articles by Bill

The Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch #3

January 16, 2012

Tasting notes:       Today, class, we’re going to explore a new topic in journalism by examining the works of novelists Kingsley Amis, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas [...]

The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

August 16, 2011

Tasting notes:       What this country needs is a good $5 glass of Cigar Malt Reserve.  Into the breach leaps Dalmore, et voila!, such a thing [...]

The Glenmorangie La Santa

July 31, 2011

Tasting notes:  Here at Malt Impostor Central we always are concerned that the smell of cadavers or fermenting hummus might interfere with the gentle aurae emanating from [...]

The Wemyss Smooth Gentleman 8

April 4, 2011

Tasting notes:      Here at Malt Impostor Central, it’s often the case that our reviews riff on the name of the expression under consideration.  But “Smooth [...]

The Eades Highland Double Malt

December 19, 2010

Tasting notes      The Eades Highland transgenders [Stephen:  Bill! It’s “engenders”] a seductive miasma out of the glass, a [...]

The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask

December 5, 2010

Tasting notes      Arrrgh, Matey, it be time for me to uncork a bottle I jiggered from me skipperrrr. Do me a favor and scrrrawl down me words in that prrrretty boy [...]

The Ardbeg Supernova 2010

November 2, 2010

Tasting notes: The physical instantiations of the Malt Impostor serve as an Oasis of Calm from the freneticism of the rigors of life, and I was sure that the Ardbeg Supernova [...]

The Springbok 15

September 26, 2010

Okay, okay–so John and Stephen may have fooled me with the Glenellen, coming so close after the Glenlivet and the Glenfiddich 18, but what do they think I am? A moron? [...]
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