Here Comes the Judge

A few weeks ago, I received a remarkable email.  It began with the following salutation: “Good afternoon, spirit experts,” I kept reading.  With a salutation like that, how can you…

Meaning

I like words.  I like their sounds and their shapes.  I like their specificity and the nuanced differences in meaning between synonyms. I’m a sucker for onomatopoeia and an etymology groupie.…

Poached

Earlier this week I was listening to Mark Gillespie’s excellent WhiskyCast podcast, and his interview with Lagavulin distillery manager Georgie Crawford.  Toward the end of the interview, Georgie mentioned that…