Whiskey Review: High West Whiskey Campfire

One of my favorite things in the world is a good mashup. I love the idea of taking two contrasting things and putting them together to form a new and interesting combination with the best of both worlds. If you think about it, this is pretty much the premise of any cocktail. So when I heard about High West Distillery blending a bourbon, a rye, and a scotch whisky… I knew I needed to give it a test.

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Whisky Review: Lagavulin 11 Year Nick Offerman Edition

I don’t think there’s a single thing that Nick Offerman has ever done that is a disappointment. From his years on Parks and Recreation to his 45 minute video of him sitting by a fire and drinking Lagavulin, he’s a national treasure. So when I heard that he was collaborating with Lagavulin to produce his own version of their scotch whisky, I knew there was no way I would be missing out on it. And since it’s Christmas, what better way to treat yo’ self?

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Whiskey Review: J.T.S. Brown Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Sometimes I pick up a bourbon because of the good things I’ve read about it online. In this case, I picked up J.T.S Brown Kentucky Straight Bourbon specifically because I couldn’t find anything about it online. There’s barely any mention of it, and very few reviews. Obviously, I felt compelled to boldly go where few taste buds have gone before and give it a try.

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Review: Les Fines Lames Le Petit Cigar Cutter Knife

To me, cigar smoking is all about the experience. The process of selecting a good cigar, cutting the cap, lighting the foot, and sitting still for an hour or so watching the world go by. It’s nice to be able to unplug for a minute and slow down. As such, the tools I use are important to me, and Les Fines Lames’ new Le Petit is a cigar cutter that I’ve been lusting after for months. Now I finally had a chance to use it… and I have some mixed feelings.

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