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Change of Address for my Blogs

Effective January 14, 2013 my blogs will appear on: http://www.whiskytastings.com  (Go to Our Blog).

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Three of Scotland’s Crafts of the Past

Christmas is a time when fine Scotches are on the minds of aficionados, both for gifting and receiving. When an authentic Scottish whisky-related antique joins the bottle, an unforgettable gift for a whisky drinker is born. In 1820s Mauchline, Scotland, … Continue reading

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18th Annual Christmas Whisky Tasting

The selection has been finalized! Five superlative whiskies encompass a tremendous range of colors, aromas, and flavors. This year’s whiskies are: The Macallan Gran Reserva, 18 years old The Glenrothes 1975, 31 years old Ardbeg Galileo, 13 years old Mortloch, … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Casita

“Drop by the casita for lunch – I’ll put something together” is what my friend offered. Little did I know what was in store. The GPS successfully navigated serpentine roads through North San Diego County’s backcountry and delivered me to … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in Santa Monica, CA

Malts, mash, beer, and bangers helped celebrate The Queen’s Jubilee in Santa Monica, CA. Ye Olde (don’t you love it?) King’s Head British Pub was electric with Anglophiles for the kickoff of a great weekend for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Scotfest 2012

A mighty impressive array of single malt Scotch whiskies awaited imbibers at the recently-held Scotfest at the Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, CA. Mostly offerings from independent bottlers, the range covered a nice representation of the distilling regions of Scotland. … Continue reading

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Semper Fi, Mario

“I’d like to take my girlfriend to a whisky tasting for her birthday, before I deploy for Afghanistan” is how the email stream started, more than a month ago. Last night, U.S. Marine Mario Herrera and Megan Schulz finished their … Continue reading

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