Articles by John

The John Milroy Glen Garioch 20 Year 1995

October 3, 2017

Tasting notes: The nose reminds me of my visit to a hydroponic ficus sanctuary.  I wondered why these trees would seek asylum, but before I could figure out an answer I [...]

The Classic Cask Strathmill 25 Year 1991

September 14, 2017

Tasting notes: Ah, this smells like dozens of perfumes clinging to the fur coats hanging in the art museum coatroom on opening night.   You might think that the action is [...]

Morgan Street Company “Stones”

July 11, 2017

[Morgan Street Company sent us these samples for our honest review. Sam, the company’s Chief Bourbon Gulper, informs us that the company launched their Kickstarter [...]

The Rock Oyster (Douglas Laing)

June 29, 2017

Tasting notes: My middle school earth science teacher said that he used to be the drummer in Blue Oyster Cult. True story. This was in the early 1980s and I suppose he could [...]

The Nikka Pure Malt Black

June 18, 2017

Tasting notes: “Heart of Darkness.”  That’s what I say to myself as I walk across the shimmering hot tarmac in my brand-new Chuck Taylor specials.  Squish, squish, [...]
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