Category Archives: spirits

Nothing is Safe from Social Justice

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Huff Po panties twisted over the name Irish Car Bomb and I can’t resist poking fun: First, the Irish Car Bomb is an American cocktail — it’s only called Irish because of the use of Guinness, Baileys Irish Cream and Jameson Irish Whiskey. Yes, when using all Irish ingredients for a cocktail (which seems like a worse name for this… Read more »

Sinuses… hate… me.

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Saturday and Sunday I was very industrious. I planted a bunch of stuff in the yard and started what could be our best attempt at a garden yet (okay, and our first attempt). I’ve picked some stuff out that is also going to help with privacy with regards to our annoying neighbor (hi Mister Stares Over Here), too. Monday morning… Read more »

Odds and Ends:

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– Cutting the grass is a great time to smoke a cigar. Preferably not a super fancy one, though, as it can be a little jarring and the smells can interfere with the enjoyment thereof. However, not while pouring gas INTO the lawnmower (as manly as that sounds). – After World War II, there was a lot of productivity and… Read more »

The Macallan 10

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This is the first Macallan Scotch I tried, and I have to admit, it’s probably my favorite whisky of any sort, and my favorite spirit, too. But I’m a whisky kind of guy, so all those vodkas, gins, rums, and whatnot don’t hold my interest nearly as much as fine whisky. First, the basics. The Macallan 10 is aged in… Read more »