Articles by John

The Port Askaig 28 Year Old (45.8%)

September 23, 2021

Tasting notes:Right away, on the nose, I think, this is a dram for journeys.  And just like that I’m on a reed raft drifting down the Amazon.  The smell of the wet reeds [...]

The Glenmorangie A Tale of Cake

January 29, 2021

Tasting notes:First, a word about the label.  It’s somehow both soft and bold.  It seems to take design elements from Gustav Klimt and David Hockney, and yet [...]

The Lordly Blended Whisky

January 18, 2021

[This product of France is a blend of Scottish and French whiskies finished in Cognac casks.] Tasting notes:We start with the stopper.  Because that’s where it all [...]
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