Articles by John

The Octomore 13.2

March 31, 2023

Tasting notes:This opens up with notes of burned bacon and taffeta from a post-prom bonfire brunch that went, in the memorable patois of Chad, “oogie.”  We also find [...]

The Aerolite Lyndsay 10 Year Old

February 12, 2022

Tasting notes:Ah, there it is.  That delicious Islay nose.  Scrumptious.  And then the memories flood in.  But in this case, instead of a crumbled [...]

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 [...]
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