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 … [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