Whiskey Tasting Events

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Barrell Bourbon: The Rising Star in Corn Whisky

Next week, the Whiskey Club will welcome Barrell Bourbon, a brand rising like a meteoric star in the world of corn whisky. As a diligent student, I’m studying the material thoroughly 🌽, or at least trying to. I’ve already mentioned them here a few times. Aside from the price, which […]

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Whisky Tasting Evening: Discovering Lochlea and Penderyn

Listen, the beauty of these experiences is that we are all tabula rasa. We don’t know or understand the reputation of a distillery or a particular region in Scotland. We come to taste, and it was simply wonderful. The two Davids were fantastic speakers. They weren’t overwhelming or theatrical. They […]

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An Evening with Koji-Infused Japanese Whisky

On Thursday evening, we hosted George at the Whiskey Club for a Japanese whisky night themed around Koji. I know Koji the dog, but what on earth is Koji? As it turns out, Koji, which the Doc 😍 has mentioned several times, is a type of mold applied to rice […]

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A Busy Week at the Whiskey Club: Barrell Bourbon

Shavua Tov, Shanah Tovah, and G’mar Chatimah Tovah! Last week was an incredibly busy week at the Whiskey Club. After a month and a half, or actually two months, of break, we finally reunited at both clubs—Bergen in North Jersey and Hoboken in Central Jersey. We had two guests, each […]

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Milk and Honey Whiskey Tasting Event Whisky Club

Two Days, 53 People, 7 Bottles, 5 Cases of Elements Sherry These are some of the numbers from the ‘Milk & Honey Evening’ I hosted at both the Bergen Club and the Hoboken Club here in New Jersey. Originally, Doc Ishai Kleiman was supposed to join us, but due to […]

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Heading Home: Prayers for My Flood-Prone Basement

Alright, I’m on my way home, and already the Governor of New Jersey has declared a flood emergency. So, I’m asking for the public’s help in praying for my basement, which holds many records (the whiskey is not there, don’t worry) and is at risk of flooding… Hoping I don’t […]

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Single Malt Whisky Society Evening with Charles McLean

Charles MacLean leads a tasting panel aimed at selecting one cask for bottling as the Experience Cask. We also choose names for the bottles—fingers crossed because the winning title earns 6 (!) free bottles. Wow. Charles MacLean stands before me, leading a tasting, and I hang on his every word […]

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