This is my Infinity Bottle. The idea is to build a never ending bottle of blended whisky, composed with the last drams from bottles in your collection. When you get to the last drop in the bottle, add it to your 'living' bottle. When the bottle gets full, pour a glass and make some space. So far this is the contents of my infinity bottle with the date each whisk(e)y was added: 14/9/17 … [Read more...] about The Infinity Bottle
On the 10th of January 2013 @BennyCrime, @Dan_Bowsher and myself headed to an award winning cocktail bar in London called Callooh Callay. We were there because of my 40at40 list. We were there to ‘Invent a cocktail’. I recently found some video from the night.. I delivered my list of preferred ingredients and with the guidance of drinksmith Jack Hubbard, I invented a cocktail. The … [Read more...] about Inventing The Cocktail ‘Preach Insanity’
I'm 40 today. When I was a kid I thought that I'd feel like an old man at this age but I don't. I still feel like a kid. Like another version of that same kid that found it impossible to visualise what life would be like this far into the future. Now I'm here and understand a little more of the world, I can see there are so many things I may never understand. And that's ok. If I could go back and … [Read more...] about 40 at 40
My late Mother bought me this malt and I saved the last drop to drink to the safe arrival of our little girl. As I know very few people in this part of the country, I sit here with the family asleep upstairs, raising my glass to my little girl, to you, and all the Mothers of the world and what they do. … [Read more...] about Wetting the babies head.
Tonight I am drinking a wee dram from a sample bottle of the Balvenie Signature 12 Year Old Whisky. It's a limited release, single malt Scotch whisky that David Stewart first made in 2008 to mark his 45th year in the whisky industry. I've only recently finished a bottle of Single Barrel Balvenie a few weeks ago which I thoroughly enjoyed. With the Signature though, Malt Master David Stewart … [Read more...] about The Balvenie Signature 12 Year Old Whisky