Whisky Wheel, Bilingual

Over on Whisky For Girls, Rachel MacNeill recently posted an English-Gaelic guide to translating the flavors of whisky – uisge beatha (‘water of life’). I’ve taken the liberty of making a ‘whisky flavour wheel’ from her list, and I hope I haven’t made too many mistakes! But I thought it would be a fun tool,…

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Locavores and Disruptive Technologies

A recent exchange with woman whisky writer Rachel MacNeill last week about whiskies produced in Austria was based on a misunderstanding. I thought she had been to a tasting of Austrian-produced whiskies, when actually she had been holding a whisky tasting in Austria. The moment between miscommunication and clarification, though, got me thinking that whisky…

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