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    Thanks for Getting Geeky with Us

    Your FREE Download The Perfect Companion for Your Whisky Tasting Adventure Whether you want to learn how to taste your whisky the ‘right way,’ or you just want to get started (glencairn? More like who be ‘care’n – just get me to whisky!) This short and snappy book will help guide you on your palette-testing adventure through the world of whisky…. AND to help you document every stop along the way, we’ve included free, printable tasting notes. Believe us, once you start sampling different whiskies, you’ll want to remember which ones are worth returning to, or investing in. Enjoy!

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    Lagavulin Offerman meets Shirtless Bear Fighter

    The Whiskey: Lagavulin 11 – Offerman Edition Cask Type: Refill American Oak and Rejuvenated American Oak Strength: 46% alc./vol. The Comic: Shirtless Bear Fighter Publisher: Image Comics Writters: Joey Leheup + Sebastian Girner Artists:  Nil Vendrell + Mike Spicer The Whiskey – Lagavulin 11 Offerman Edition: Ron Swanson, one of my favourite sitcom characters, and actor Nick Offerman who portrays him so brilliantly on Parks and Rec, are probably as big of fans of Lagavulin 16 as us here at Whiskey Geeks. You will never catch me without a bottle of Lagavulin 16 in my house, and it remains my go to recommendation when someone asks for gift ideas for…

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    Darth Vader and Octomore

    The Whiskey: Bruichladdich The Octomore 6.1 Cask type: American Oak Age: 5 Years ABV: 57% Phenol PPM: 167!!! The Comic Book: Star Wars Tales #9: Resurection Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writer: Ron Marz Inker: Terry Austin Letterer: Steve Dutro Colourist: Raul Trevino Cover artist: Jon Foster A Long Time ago: So why did we pair Bruichladdich Octomore with Darth Vader? Well that story beings a long time ago….in a childhood far, far away. I became a Star Wars fan long before I was a whiskey fan. My first memories of toys were the action figures my parents gave me from Return of the Jedi. I was 4 years old that…

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    Blended to Perfection: Chivas Regal Mizunara and Batman / TMNT

    The Whisky: Chivas Regal Mizunara Distillery: Chivas Brothers Blended Whisky Part of the blend was aged in Mizunara Oak Casks The Comic: Batman / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IDW Publishing and DC Comics Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Freddie Williams Colours: Jeremy Colwell Letters: Tom Napolitano Perfectly Paired While the majority of the whiskies that we look at are single malts, we certainly don’t raise our noses and scoff at a good blend. And we certainly couldn’t think of a more perfect whiskey and comic book pairing for the Chivas Regal Mizunara then Batman / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We grew up, like most kids of the 90s, as HUGE…