Category Archives: Opinion

Jack Daniel’s and The Miracle Fruit

The beads of sweat on my brow were a constant reminder of the tropical heat. I was in far north Queensland. An Aboriginal healer named Mooksie had shown us poisonous bush plums earlier that day, which, according to my untrained … Continue reading

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The thing about No Age Statement (“NAS”) whisky is…

While perusing the aisles of my local Aldi supermarket, a bottle of Highland Earl Blended Scotch whisky caught my eye. On closer inspection, the label on this bottle had an age statement – “aged 3 years” the label read. I … Continue reading

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Is your taste in “good” whisky subjective and are whisky awards reliable?

Is your taste in “good” whisky subjective? Are whisky awards reliable indicators of a whisky’s quality? In this post, I explore these questions. Continue reading

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