Japanese whisky / Whiskey

Iwai Tradition – quick whisky review 

Had a chance to try this at Highland Cogar Company last Sunday – it was outside of the tasting I’ll post notes on soon.  Just a shot but I found the Japanese once again reminded me that they know a thing or two about producing good whisky.  The Iwai Tradition started off with sweet notes … Continue reading

Cigar Shops / Cigars / Dominican Cigars / Islay / Whiskey

Scotch Whiskey Tasting – Notes from Highland Cigar Company

While in Atlanta, I’ve been checking out Highland Cigar Company, usually going on Sundays.  Last week, the 28th of June, the folks there hosted Simon Brooking, from Beam/Suntori and we tasted some nice Scotch Whiskies. Simon’s a knowledgeable guy about both Whiskey and the history of many different brands, plus the wet past of Scotland. … Continue reading

Cigars / Whiskey / Wine

We’re BACK!

After a failed attempt to really rock things over at Radio Dentata, your humble wine and cigar expert had to cut back on projects including this one due to time spent in my career as an author. But I’ve missed this blog and missed this part of my life too.  So we’re going to get … Continue reading


Whiskey Review: Gentleman Jack

Picked this whiskey up last week at BevMo and decided to give it a try. Light amber in color, it smells of typical bourbon. The aromas in the glass give hints of floral notes but the taste that comes through is overwhelmingly smooth when sipped. Some caramel and floral notes bounce off the palate with … Continue reading