Red Breast 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey – The Review

Today a good and true friend brought over a glass, almost the last he had, of Red Breast 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey. He knew that I was a fan of the Irish Whiskeys and it being the holiday season, giving and all that (well, he in turn took a glass of one of our […]

Mea Culpa Mea Missa Christmas Days!

Sorry, I must apologize.  I tried to do the 12 days of Christmas Gifts but I got caught up in trying to catch up on the season and did not get all the posts made.  I have some of them done, but they are not topical so now I am ahead of the game for […]

Fourth Day of Christmas – SHOES!

One thing every man needs, but almost never asks for is shoes.  Or, in this case flip flops.  An essential part of the wardrobe, but most men will be walking through a liquor store and see a pair for $2.99 and grab them.  Sadly, this is not the way to shop for shoes.  For, as […]

Make your own Bourbon – Woodinville’s 3rd Day of Christmas

I know that I have posted about this before (Here), but it has to be brought back for Christmas!  If you want a great gift that is unusual but not stupid, this would be the one.  Plus it has the benefit of making people remember your gift for several months if nothing else.   So, here […]

Corner Creek Reserve Bourbon – The Review

The gifts of Thanksgiving linger on.  And by that I mean the bourbons that we bought on the way to the relative’s house.  Amazingly enough, they have not been killed as of yet.  So, today we take glass in hand and look into the darkest, or most amber, depths of one of our aquisitions – […]

On the second day of Christmas…..Clean Hands

My true love said to me – wash your hands! Do you know where those hands have been? I do! Wash up. And what does the alcoholphile (a fancy way of rationalizing drinking) use to wash his hands? Everclear of course. But, if you do not have everclear, then how about this? Linked HERE to […]

The Liquor Locusts

The Liquor Locusts

"The harsh, useful things of the world, from pulling teeth to digging potatoes, are best done by men who are as starkly sober as so many convicts in the death-house, but the lovely and useless things, the charming and exhilarating things, are best done by men with, as the phrase is, a few sheets in the wind." ~H.L. Mencken

The Dangers of Thirst

"Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing." ~Jerome K. Jerome

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The Jug of Empire!

The Jug of Empire!

"How solemn and beautiful is the thought that the earliest pioneer of civilization, the van-leader of civilization, is never the steamboat, never the railroad, never the newspaper, never the Sabbath-school, never the missionary -- but always whiskey!" ~Mark Twain