OMG thank you @vivelatarte for inviting me in your kitchen to make my own pie. If you follow my IG story, you'll know that its a cinnamon bomb but it is the thought that counts (& thanks for the rolling pin!)
Holy cow… I mean… just… wow this Kilchoman Machir Bay 2017 reminds me of older Ardbeg. Like the 2016 this is crisp, peaty, fruity, dark and sweet and carries the amazing essence of the early 2000s Ardbeg. It’s just astounding and it’s all I can think about when I’m drinking the ’16 and ’17 releases. From a malt point it makes sense, but from a cask and aging stance it’s completely remarkable.
Moving away from the comparison and into the actual whisky it bears repeating that it carries an elegant profile across the senses and has a lot of sweet notes that get paired with the earthier malt, peat and saline notes. There’s so much going on and it’s so alluring – I don’t want to stop drinking it. Give this whisky more age and depth and it’s going to an absolute stunner. Can you imagine a 10-year-old Machir Bay? 15? 20? I’m looking forward to the day, but for now I’m all about this Kilchoman Machir Bay 2017.
I guess you could say I have a pretty okay time when I visit @rassman71's bourbon cave...
My love for confetti cake reached an all-time high with a slice of birthday cake at @momofukudc. The bartender pairing it Montenegro amaro was an A+ choice. I miss D.C. already.
I love rye whisky in the fall.
Next "Featured Friday" photo is this stunning whisky glass shot from @singlemaltalliance! _WN
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🍸Spirit of the Week🍸
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Still's Whisper Vodka by @kinsipspirits ! • • •
Twice distilled in their custom copper still, using 100% Ontario wheat at a farm-based distillery: that's how Still's Whisper Vodka delivers exceptional flavour and quality. Every sip of this handcrafted grain-to-glass vodka features soft, sweet notes of wheat accented by hints of vanilla.
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🌨 Temps are dropping and nothing sounds better than an evening @rosesluxury with an Etruscan Flower in hand. Check out this DC staple and visit @kzieber and @nitt_whitt upstairs at the bar for an unforgettable experience. #AmariChristmas
2 ounces bourbon
3/8oz creme de cacao (prefer Marie Brizard)
3/8oz Don Ciccio Nocino
2 dashes orange bitters
Orange peel garnish
Combine all ingredients except for orange peel in a rocks glass, stir with a large rock if you have one, express the orange peel and leave on top of the drink.
Details to Monday's ugly sweater party at our house! Dress your best and get ready to shake your booty to a little holiday jingle. No cover. Just #freindlyasfuck people and tasty cocktails by @aylesburyduckvodka.
Just finishing up our last batch of this seasons Jersey Hooch Apple Pie. It has been a great New Jersey harvest this fall for all our seasonal Jersey Hooch! Stop by and pick up a bottle today. Pumpkin Pie and Holiday Nip are also available.
I was reading about cheese in cocktails and was reminded of Rob Hates This from Nocturne, a Bar located under a donut shop in DC. Scotch, falernum, pear, blue cheese and red wine—it was definitely something.