Single Malts - unpeated
Aberlour A'Bunadh + Followup
Balvenie DoubleWood 12
The Macallan 12
Single Malts - island/peated
Caol Ila 12
Whisky Blogs I Read
I have learned (and still learn) much from these tireless bloggers. They all have their characteristic take on the subject, and are not marketers. There are many others on the net, these just happen to be in my faves list.
My grandma would have called Jason a "character." Very honest reviews, usually with some off-the-wall take on things, which sometimes have to do with whisky.
For an enthusiastic but light-hearted take on the world of whisky -- with a huge scope (these 'Tassies' get around) -- check out the indefatigable Wafflers, Nick and Ted
Ralfy is a force of nature. He's gotten quite windy of late, but you cannot contest his encyclopedic knowledge. Ralfy
Sam's enthusiasm and energy is refreshing and fun. He has his own reviews and a selection of other blogs, so a good way to do a whisky blog buffet. W&W
Category Archives: Nonfiction
This is certainly the most challenging review I’ve undertaken. Charlotte Shane’s book is not like any other I’ve read. This was a kickstarter project to publish the collection of her blog of the same name. She says of this effort: … Continue reading
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre My rating: 4 of 5 stars Double-cross promises a long scorecard of unusual characters in a trying–and dangerous–game, spying for Britain in WW2. It delivers, both in the … Continue reading
I like history a lot – especially history which gets into the nitty-gritty of what people did and their motivations. That is often lost in histories, especially histories which are of large temporal scope, as this on (the entire 14th … Continue reading