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Monthly Archives: November 2009

So I’m afraid the whisk(e)y-tasting is going to be put on hold. After looking forward to trying the Woodford Reserve and finding that it tasted like cleanser I got a little disheartened and decided to re-evaluate my choices. I decided to hold a preliminary round where I tried everything on the list,* with only the things I thought tasted good making it to the next level.

At present, that is the bourbons Maker’s Mark, Knob Creek, and Basil Hayden’s and the scotches Johnnie Walker Black and Glenlivet 12. There are a couple more I’d like to consider (I feel as though the Chivas didn’t get a fair deal and wasn’t aware that there’s a black label of Dewars).

*You can safely assume that everything else, at least when not mixed, tasted like battery acid.


So, in the aftermath of the recent spate of elections, a friend put up a Facebook status message. Several people commented on it, and I noticed that one of them was a girl whom I’d noticed in previous comments from the same co-friend’s status a few months back. Based on what this new girl said, I thought she sounded intriguing and asked our mutual friend to introduce us.

I hope that’s not weird. Certainly, it’s no weirder than randomly chatting up some girl at a bar based on her looks or dance moves. It just seems awfully E-Harmony-ish. We’ll see where, if anywhere, this goes.