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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 […]

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 […]

Culinary Sins: Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream

bacon bourbon ice cream

For years now, I’ve played the polar opposite of a health advocate. Whenever possible, I’ve attempted to lace everything with fat, butter, cream, bacon, sugar, booze… You know, the usual sins. I’ve even gone so far as to proudly proclaim that a little bit of butter and cream does the female body good, words that I stand by to this day. Still, with my love for the sinful, there’s one subject that I have dwelled very little in over the years. And that, my friends, is the topic of desserts! My love for gluttony aside, I seldom make or eat dessert, but when I do, baby, I’m all in!

Review: Tito’s Handmade Vodka – America’s Original Craft Spirit

A few weeks ago, in what can only be deemed a bit of a scoop, I was contacted by a representative from America’s fastest growing craft spirit brand, Tito’s Handmade Vodka. They had heard of Denmark as a nation with a growing interest for gastronomy and cocktail culture. Would I, they wanted to know, be interested in sampling their product and offering a few thoughts and feedback?