Aye...you speak wisely good sir!
Of course there are unpeated island whiskies and peated, hell, Irish ones.
What I wanted to say is that whisky is not necessarily smoky/peaty or not smoky/peaty
I’ve had more than one friends that were offered Ardberg, or Lagavulin, or Laphroaig as an...
Yay for you! Congrats!
Now Talisker 10y/o is by all accounts a great dram, HOWEVER, it is not representative of what one would call Scotch whisky. I understand you are from Germany. To make an analogy, Icewine is amazing, but it is not representative of what wine is, or what German wine is...
My parents live in Glyfada and I lived there until uni, and then again from 2005-2010. Back then it was a pretty cool place to hang out, but it fizzled out after 2010. Still a great place to live, but all the fun places to hang out have moved to the center of Athens.
The bar I am talking about...
There’s always a bottle of Makers in my bar for old fashioneds and Juleps and I often try the top shelf stuff in bars.
There’s a bar in Athens that specialises in whisky and has a great collection of bourbons. My favourite way to enjoy them is in boilermakers with some beer on the side
In the winter months my usual before dinner drink is the martini. Gin, preferably something old school, juniper forward, pretty dry with a twist.
When it gets too hot for straight up boozy drinks, my go to drink would be either a ti punch or a daiquiri, a simple lime one or a pappa doble version.
My go to scotch is the Monkey Shoulder, a rather honest blended malt dram, however my absolute favourite would probably be the Aberlour A’Bunnadh, a lovely cask strength Speyside single malt whisky.
Regarding bourbons, I agree, tgey are often snubbed here in Europe. I think that the major...
Yesterday was pretty warm in my part of the world and an opportunity to sit outside on the patio (actually a large balcony) and enjoy the sun sipping on a mint julep.
Makers Mark and mint from my herb garden
Not much of a good picture...wearing my old smelly waxed cotton Barbour utility, probably for the last time this year driving around the back roads of Chania. Wind was a bit nippy, but its getting warmer by the day
Ι got this one in the pipeline and currently pondering between an A-2 flight jacket or it’s Indiana Jones brother.
Looks is half the deal, but I also want them for driving around with the top down in my little Miata.
Any help would be more than welcome
Greetings everyone...been following the forum on and off and just decided to join. I’m a 45 y/o physician working with the rescue services in Greece. Love suits, Tweed, linen summer attire, panama hats. Hope to learn from you guys!