Category Archives: Wine & Drink

Wine and spirit reviews, cocktail recipes, and more. Channel your inner wine lover or mixologist and join The Johan for a boozy adventure.

Tasting Whiskey: Trolden Distillery Old No. 2 – Danish Whiskey Review

Trolden Danish Whiskey

I’ve got a question for you… What compels an individual of reasonably sound wit and intellect to set up a whiskey production from scratch in a Danish seaside town of some 65,000 souls? Fortune? Fame? Recognition? Momentary loss of sanity? Since my beloved local brewery announced, some three years ago, the intend to craft a […]

Johan Unscripted: Westvleteren 12 Review – The World’s Best Beer?

Westvleteren 12

It’s Friday night in Denmark and not a particularly fine one at that. It’s cold, it’s rainy, it’s windy. But it doesn’t matter. For Johan the food blogger, today was a good day. Today was the day I finally got to taste one of the most iconic beers in the history of brewing. Today was […]

Tasting Whisky: Glenfiddich Distillery Explorers Tour

Glenfiddich

Here’s a question for you: When on a walking trip of Scotland, what does one do when one finds oneself within walking distance of Dufftown, the self-proclaimed “Single Malt Capital of the World”? Elementary, my dear reader! One takes a day off from walking the Speyside Way in order to walk to the fair village of […]

Tasting Wine: Weinbau Nölting/Barthel – 2013 Riesling / Silvaner

Weinbau Nölting/Barthel

There are wine experiences in this life that are absolutely dumbfounding. Not necessarily because the wine is a perfect 100 point wine, but rather maybe because of it’s history, the story it tells, the company in which you enjoy it, the person that made it… or something entirely else and entirely undefinable…