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Would you like to be a part of a nicer, more inclusive, friendly whiskey world?
We proudly present your March 2019 Whisk(e)y Warrior. He’s a whiskey Knight-errant questing for quality. Searching for the one true warmth of a Kentucky Hug. He crusades across the rugged range, from storm slapped shores to parched dry counties. He’s a holy pilgrim sent to tame the barbarous Bourbon land. He is…TONY FREUND!
Zac: Where in the country are you living?
Tony: I’m in Bellevue Washington right outside of Seattle.
Zac: Do you have a favorite whiskey bar there?
Tony: Yeah actually, I like a place called…
We proudly present your February 2019 Whisk(e)y Warrior. He’s a whiskey godfather. Got taught to stand taller. Got caught in some eighty-dollar squalor. Bourbon baller. Give a holler for… JUSTIN COLE!
Zac: Tell me a little about yourself.
Justin: So, I’m from…
Have you ever stuck your foot in your mouth?
We proudly present your January 2019 Whisk(e)y Warrior: MARY A. ALLEN!
I threw down the gauntlet and you heroically answered. What rewards are in store?
We proudly present your December 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: AMANDA FRANCE!
This question answered plus a chance to show off your whiskey knowledge.
And how do you get one to work for you?
We proudly present your November 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: DONALD RUGER JR!
We proudly present your October 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: AARON HAJDUK!
Is it spelled “Whiskey” or “Whisky” and how do you know which to use?
The type of barrel (or cask) a whiskey is aged in can account for 50% - 90% of a whiskey’s flavor. So, what’s that mean in the real world? Can you actually taste the difference? And how do you learn to taste the difference?
Flavor drift is when a whiskey tastes different from year to year. How do whiskey brands avoid this and keep a consistent flavor?
We proudly present your September 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: METAHUMAN DAVE!
What is umami and what does it have to do with whiskey?
We proudly present your August 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: JOHN EDWARDS!
Nine Whisk(e)y Warriors give pointers for dipping a toe into the water of life.
We proudly present your July 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: THE BOURBON GIRL!
We proudly present your June 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: SETH BROWN!
If your whiskey is a rich red mahogany, what does that mean? Is that good or bad?
Color is the first thing you notice about a whiskey. How can you turn that out-of-the-gate information into the start of an accurate prediction in a blind tasting?
We proudly present your May 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: BRODIE WHITLOCK!
You’re about to witness the birth of something new. Something that could forever change the way people analyze and taste whiskey. And you can be part of it.
We proudly present your April 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: PAVEL ISPRAVNIKOV!
I’m told you’re supposed to swirl your wine when tasting it. Does this also apply to whiskey?
We proudly present your March 2018 Whisk(e)y Warriors: TRACY AND BARBARA NAPOLITANO!
Drinking a peaty whiskey is like kissing a cigar smoking walrus, but your friends seem to love it. What’s the deal?
Norlan, Glencairn, Riedel, and Neat. Are specialty whiskey glasses really worth it?
We proudly present your first international Whisk(e)y Warrior: ERIK HASSELGARDE!