• Dancing Pines Distillery – Loveland, Colorado

    December 25, 2015 admin

    The past few years we’ve enjoyed a quiet Christmas home in Seattle. No stress, no fuss, but also no family. This year we bit the bullet and traveled to be with Adam’s family in Fort Collins, Colorado. At the airport, I expected the full holiday nightmare of endless lines, clueless travelers, and screaming children. Amazingly,…

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  • Whisky Advent Calendar: Days 19-24

    December 25, 2015 admin

    The final part of our advent calendar adventure!   Day 19: The Lost Distilleries Blend Batch 6 Blended (Scotland) 49.3% ABV Nose: There’s a lot going on! Fruity sweetness (pears and peaches), with some sweet and savory smoke. Light floral and perfume notes. Palate: Fiery because of the ABV. Light spices, some nuttiness with a suggestion of smoke…

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  • Whisky Advent Calendar: Days 13-18

    December 19, 2015 admin

    Part 3 of our whisky advent calendar adventure gave us some more unique whiskies that gave us a bit more to talk about. Day 13: Glendronach 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch (Highland) 43% ABV Nose: Fruity and spicy (ginger). Definitely sherried. Palate: Fruity, some spice. Some nuts, too. Long finish! Notes: Very good.   Day 14: Isle…

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  • Whisky Advent Calendar: Days 7-12

    December 13, 2015 admin

    After the first few days of our advent calendar, Adam went on a little trip to visit a friend. Instead of hoarding all of the whisky for myself, I waited to continue tasting until he returned from his little vacation. This gave us the opportunity to taste of few whiskies together, which I actually prefer…

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  • Whisky Advent Calendar: Day 1-6

    December 7, 2015 admin

    As a Christmas gift for ourselves this year, we splurged for an advent calendar of whisky! I saw them last year from Master of Malt, but we were too late to order one. I made sure we got one this year and it’s been fun so far. Here is part 1 of 4 of our…

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