Oban 14y

Been holding back on the Oban because, frankly, it’ll be expensive to replace.  Which is a shame, because I could drink this every damn day. Neat: smells of maple lumber.  Sweet caramel and mild warmth. With ice: smokey, very sweet and smooth. Oban 14y – 43% 750ml – $105.00 – Highlands Try? Absolutely.  Buy? Definitely.

Dalwhinnie 15y

This bottle of Dalwhinnie 15y was in the first batch of scotches I received when I decided to take it up as a hobby.  If drinking is a hobby.  I guess the pausing to take notes validates the whole experience.  Anyway, when I first tried Dalwhinnie, it was a bit of a horsekick to my … Continue reading Dalwhinnie 15y

Whisky Caramel Corn

So, I don’t know if you know this, but when you make homemade caramel corn as Katherine awesomely does, its actually kind of an interesting chemistry thing.  You basically boil sugar in butter to caramelize it without burning, then add vanilla extract, typically alcohol-based, that reacts with the whole mess to help it dry chewy … Continue reading Whisky Caramel Corn