Our Most Noteworthy Articles

Some of the "greatest hits" of what we've been up to.

  

 

Adventures in Whiskey 

 

Episode 1

The Case of the Strange Fitzgerald

 

Episode 2

The Peculiar Pikesville from Prohibition 

 

 

They're not experts unless they have expertise

 

Bonhams Whisky Auction Completely Misdates Their Showpiece Bottle

We tell them and they don't want to hear it. Article goes viral and rage ensues.

 

Bonhams Bungles it Again

But dumb buyers don't seem to care. 

 

Bonhams Responds to "Conspiracy Accusations"

The excuses are insulting and the evidence against the auctioneer disturbing.

 

 

 

 

Blind Black Bowmore

What happens when you put what's arguably the most legendary single malt into an otherwise unassuming, unhyped blind tasting? Blasphemy.

 

Prohibition-Era Medicinal Whiskey Pints, 1912-1933

Imagine walking into a whiskey museum, finding their Prohibition exhibit... then taking the bottles from it and drinking them. 

 

Very Very Old Fitzgerald Supervertical

The bottle lineup in this one was so absurdly rare that most bourbon enthusiasts prefer to pretend it never happened. 'Cause they weren't there. We don't blame 'em.  

 

Lagavulin Supervertical 

If you're a Lagavulin fan, this is probably your dream.

 

PLOWED Vertical

Only the 2nd time in history this had ever been done, and it's unlikely to be repeated again. Some of the most legendary single malts in a tasting we were very honored and lucky to pull together. 

 

Bourbon Awesomeness

External link to a great writeup by David O.G. at K&L.

 

Clyenlish & Brora Restrospective

Representations of the distillery in its various historical phases with some very rare expressions. 

 

For a the full chronological list of what we've been tasting and doing -- at least the stuff we remember to post about -- go to the bottom of the home page and click the news articles there, they'll lead you to pages that go back years. 

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