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Balvenie Signature 12 Year Old

The recent upswing in popularity of spirits has had good and bad effects. The good part is that there are many more options for the consumer, with the healthy competition producing gads of new products. The bad part is that to fill the demand many companies have cut back on quality, and put it into marketing. At what point does the marketing overshadow the tradition of a product? To some it might… [Continue]

Red Red Kroovy

A fan of Anthony Burgess, Stanley Kubrick or possibly Rob Zombie may understand the name of this cocktail, but for the unenlightened the phrase "red red kroovy" comes from the book/movie “A Clockwork Orange”. It is used by the main character, Alex, to describe blood in the fictional nadsat language. The phrase was subsequently used in the chorus of Rob Zombie’s song “Never… [Continue]

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