Articles by John

The Kilchoman Sanaig (redux)

August 22, 2018

[We tasted this one when it first came out in 2016, but now that it’s gotten a wider release, we thought we’d revisit it.] Tasting notes: This noses up like a [...]

The Compass Box Phenomenology

June 19, 2018

Tasting notes: The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only at dusk, a wise philosopher has said.  But the deeper question is: what does the owl pour into the glass on his end [...]

The Highland Park Full Volume

June 7, 2018

Tasting notes: “A skinned peach dotted with heather flower petals.”  That description is meant to capture how very light and how very delicate the nose is.  This [...]
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