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The Quarterly Report

It’s been a “very busy” while since I last posted. If you’ve been following me…

Putting the cart before the horse

I just completed a 3 day Blending and Maturation course with Nancy Fraley and the…

Now that the cat’s out of the bag

If you’re a Magnificent Bastard, you already know what the cat dragged out. If not,…

Back to back tastings

You all know I’m always busy and this season is no exception. I’ve been up…

Single Malt Whisky from Tel Aviv, Israel

Earlier in the year we procured a single cask of ex-bourbon and peated single malt…

A new chapter is about to begin in the life of Whisky Mentors

Many of you came from far and near this past weekend to get a chance…

Project Interrupted 2 – Whiskey Tasting Part 1, 2 and 3

Join us for a special whiskey event this Saturday. There will be 3 separate tasting…

666 The Devil is in the details

QS04 The Rye’d Choice is a 6 year old Putnam Rye at 66 ABV from…

Meet the founder of Filey Bay Single Malt Whisky on June 20th, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

David (Dave) Thompson, Managing Director and co-founder. Spirit of Yorkshire ltd Farmers, brewers and distillers.…

Wines and more tasting this Saturday June 17th 1 pm to 3 pm

While you mostly know us for our whiskies, gins and other spirits, you probably don’t…

The Barrel-aged gin release you’ve been waiting for

A barrel from white oak in the Ozarks, hand split with a dull gray blade…

“At Last” a QS01 from Litchfield Distillery

I met Jack Baker and he was very excited to show me what they have…

Whisky For Wildlife 2023 at Roger Williams Zoo May 11 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

This is the third year we’re doing a Whisky For Wildlife event at the Roger…

QS01 Maple Torrone Release

This is an exciting release of a double barreled maple finished bourbon from the Taconic…

Perfect Smoked Manhattan is in style this week

In case you were thinking of skipping this Friday’s event with Kyro Distillery, think again.…

Blackened X Wes Henderson Whiskey Limited Edition

Ok bourbon fans, we did not forget about you. This limited edition is a White…

Single Cask Nation Releases

Single Nation Cask Fans, here are some treats for you. We have not one but…

New Limited Edition Compass Box

A cask strength Peat Monster? What more could a peat lover as for? The limited…

Kyrö Distillery – Meet the Maker April 14th 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Kyrö Distillery began with five Finnish friends drinking American rye whisky in a sauna. As…

Wines for the Holiday Weekend

Join us this Saturday for an eclectic but delightful selection of wines for your holiday…

Bordeaux and our Compass Box Glasgow blend

Feb 24th, 2023 Reminiscing on a dinner cooked in December when the temperatures were more…

Kilchoman Distillery Visit June 2022

Last summer I was enroute to Campbeltown for Springbank Whisky School 2022. Enroute, I detoured…

DEVILS RIVER QS01CANDY CANE AND QS02 CARAMEL FUDGE

While getting ready to pick my next single barrel from Devils River Distillery this coming Monday, I can’t help but marvel at this distillery’s ability to produce and release whiskies at such a young age but yet deliver so much in aroma and flavor …

WHISTLE PIG

It seems appropriate that my first blog for Whisky Mentors Single Barrel picks starts with a current Whistle Pig Single Barrel selection, QS09 My Seville. It’s a 12 year old finished in Vino de Naranja casks that I picked in late July of 2022 …
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