Articles by John

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, [...]

The 1792 Full Proof (62.5%)

May 18, 2017

Tasting notes: The darkness in my glass reminds me of what I’ve come to call the “blushing of the brogues.”  This happened years ago at the regional meeting.  I had [...]
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