The partnership between Nick Offerman and Lagavulin is nearing a decade, and a lot has been said about the fantastic pairing, so I’ll avoid it for this piece save for the quote adorning each bottle which says it all: I have travelled the world and sampled many attempts at pleasing nectars, but it is solely... Continue Reading →
Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – Offerman Edition (Guinness Cask Finish)
For the last few years, the institution that is Lagavulin has been represented in advertisements by another institution: Nick Offerman. This is not a match borne out of a marketing team scouring CVs and faces for an appropriate match to their brand. No. Instead, this is a relationship borne of Nick Offerman’s own love for... Continue Reading →
2021 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
As I'm pretty sure everyone can agree 2021 has been an odd, difficult, and different year in many many ways. Whilst I have kept my whisky fascination going throughout the year, I have taken my foot off the gas on the blogging front so as to focus on family life and a life-changing and (gasp)... Continue Reading →
I Regret Nothing. The End.
A few weeks ago I posted about the limited edition release of the Lagavulin: Offerman Edition - Guinness Cask Finish… click here. Well, after the disappointment of missing out on the original one from 2019, only to find it being sold on by the (mother)flippers at twice the price within days - such is the... Continue Reading →
Happy Father’s Day & Lagavulin’s Offerman Edition v2
Happy Father's Day to all out there. It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Nick Offerman and all that he does and very eloquently says. So as I raise a glass of ‘regular’ Lagavulin on this day (I love it), I thought I'd share the promo video for his second collaborative... Continue Reading →
Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)
You would imagine that the circles in a Venn diagram of whisky enthusiasts and Game of Thrones fans would be pretty close to overlapping! [ed: He says writing as a big fan of the TV series, half-committed reader of the books, and whisky blogger]. It came as no surprise therefore that when Diageo announced a... Continue Reading →