A semi-Semi-Homemade ‘Cocktail’
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Courting the worst hangover ever, all in the name of science and the public interest.
Glen Garoich Founder’s Reserve, Glen Garoich 12, Auchentoshan Three Wood, Auchentoshan 12, Bowmore 12, Bowmore 15
An Open Letter to Roberta Joan Anderson (re: black metal, the Lake Windsor homes of aging Ghostbusters, vodka, and other mysterious maladies of the mind and body)
or Why St. Patrick’s Day Eats Knobby Green Shillelaghs
Reviewing a brand new tequila, fresh from Southern California.
…and An Anecdote About The Second Worst Thing I’ve Ever Had In My Mouth.
An Elegy for A Neighborhood Bar and The Place It Rode In On
“Mankind, which in Homer’s time was an object of contemplation for the Olympian gods, now is one for itself. Its self-alienation has reached such a degree that it can experience its own destruction as an aesthetic pleasure of the first order.” — Walter Benjamin, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”
Reviewing some American-made gins from Chicago-land.
Participating in the time-honored tradition of smelting classic cocktails and reshaping them in our grotesque image, aka Mixology Monday.
How does a gin distilled from grapes taste? G’vine proposes an answer.
Review: aged Japanese single malt whiskys from Suntory.
A whisky review from the formerly silent (on the blog) partner.