Making clear ice blocks

This might be another post that you’re wondering how this subject ties into this months topic.  Turns out that clear ice and whiskey is actually a big deal.  Many folks prefer to sip whiskey over ice and we all enjoy ice with our favorite whiskey cocktails.  So why does it matter if its clear?  Well…

Month 2 – End of third week review

This week was a little slower for me.  I found time to study the old fashioned and Scotch but that was about it.  There were a couple contributing factors to that but nothing worth talking about.  I also had time to my first blind taste test.  I’ll admit a certain sense of disappointment in not…

Month 2 – End of second week review

Things continue to go well.  Im almost through the posts on how the different kinds of whiskey are made and Im starting to look into documenting how different cocktails with whiskey are made.  I also managed to make an ice crushing hammer which Im pretty pleased with.  Im looking forward to looking more into different cocktails…

Month 2 – End of first week review

This is sort of a half update since it hasn’t been a full week.  I’ve been reading a lot so far and focusing on how whiskey is made.  That will be the focus for now.  Some of the books I bought on the subject aren’t as detailed as I had hoped.  They seem to focus…