Dan Friedman

Archive for the ‘Whisky’ Category

Whisky Jewbilee Done All Grown Up

In Food, Travel, Whisky on June 22, 2016 at 9:16 pm

Older whiskies aren’t necessarily better, but aging is a crucial process in the development of their character. And the same is true of whisky events.

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Wheat, Whiskey and Women

In Food, Travel, Whisky on February 20, 2016 at 4:20 pm

Whiskey doesn’t seem like an agricultural product. But as we celebrate (or pray for) the rebirth of nature on Tu B’Shvat it’s good to bear in mind that what the Irish call “the brown” comes from fields of waving grain.

Whisky and the 1%

In Food, Travel, Whisky on February 20, 2016 at 4:10 pm

At New York’s Marriot Marquis hotel in late September, middle-aged white American men sipped high-end scotch and bourbon as their republic splintered.

Sipping in the Summer With Whisky Jewbilee

In Food, Travel, Whisky on February 20, 2016 at 4:08 pm

This is a story of change. Of winter transforming into summer and of Scotch whisky giving way to American spirits.