Monthly Archives: April 2015

How to deal with weirdoes who don’t love whisky

It came as quite a shock to me to realise that I actually like drinking on my own. One of the best evenings I’ve had in a while was spent with a couple of glasses of Octomore and a mix … Continue reading

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In which I say ‘YOLO’ and ‘crackerjack’ in the same breath

I’m more than happy to take a punt on a bottle of whisky without having tasted it – I’m almost always going to like it, even if it’s not a stunner, so it’s not money wasted. And if it’s a … Continue reading

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Cut off your nose to spite your tongue?

Nothing exists in a vacuum. I mean, that’s pretty much the definition of a vacuum. If you try really hard, you can isolate something to look at it all on its own, but that’s kind of missing the point. Everything … Continue reading

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Excuse me while I kiss the Skye (or not)

I went to a publicity event for the new Talisker Skye the other day, one of those very PR-heavy, all guns blazing, no-expense-spared jobbies. If I made a list of “Things you associate with Talisker”, they had it in the … Continue reading

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